Toorbos 

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"Toorbos" explores the uprooting of a young forest woman and her community during the time of the last forest inhabitants of South Africa's Knysna forest of the 1930's.

Director:

Rene van Rooyen

Writers:

Dalene Matthee (novel), Rene van Rooyen | 1 more credit »
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Updated: 27 July 2019
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Stiaan Smith Stiaan Smith ... Johannes Stander
Elani Dekker Elani Dekker ... Karoliena Kapp
Sean Brebnor Sean Brebnor ... Faan Mankvoet
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"Toorbos" explores the uprooting of a young forest woman and her community during the time of the last forest inhabitants of South Africa's Knysna forest of the 1930's. This magical realist period drama, follows the free-spirited Karoliena as she is coaxed into marriage to a townsman, experiences the realities of progress, discovers its oppression of society, the growing power of money on cultural homogenization and what it will take to stay true to herself.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans

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