Black Butterflies

Lists: Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "She searched for a home, she searched for love. Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of censorship. With men like Jack Cope and Andre Brink she found much love, but no home. In his first speech to the South African Parliament Nelson Mandela read her poem "The Dead Child of Nyanga" and addresses her as one of the finest poets of South Africa."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2011: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Rutger Hauer (Abraham Jonker)
  • Liam Cunningham (Jack Cope)
  • Carice van Houten (Ingrid Jonker)
  • Grant Swanby (Jan Rabie)
  • Graham Clarke (Uys Krige)
  • Leon Clingman (Valkenberg receptionist)
  • Nicholas Pauling (Eugene Maritz)
  • Damon Berry (Pieter Venter)
  • Jennifer Steyn (Lucille - Lulu)
  • Candice DArcy (Anna Jonker)
  • Waldemar Schultz (Ettiene le Roux)
  • Tarryn Page (Irma)
  • Sabrina Oschmann (Young Ingrid)
  • Florence Masebe (Maria)
  • Ceridwen Morris (Marjorie)
  • Thamsanqua Mbongo (Nkosi)
  • Louis Pretorius (Mike Loots)
  • Marthinus Van den Berg (Maruis Schoon)
  • Richard Claus (Director)