Beloftes van Môre

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Beloftes van Môre Afrikaans film released by Mimosa Films in 1981.

The film

The film tells the story of a nursing inspector, Ella Rossouw, who has for years borne a grudge against matron Ria Vermeulen, whose two daughters, Heleen and Christa , are employed as nurses at the same hospital.

Based on the eponymous novel by Empie Maritz, the film was written and directed by Daan Retief and produced by Bill Troskie for Mimosa Films.

The cast consisted of Magda Beukes ("Ella Rossouw"), Elize Lizamore (Christa Vermeulen), Corrie Huyser (Ria Vermeulen), Elzette Maarschalk (Heleen Vermeulen), Danie Joubert (Anton Boshoff), Alex Heyns (Pottie Theron), Mieder Olivier (Bart), Yvonne van der Walt (Matron Martie Smit), Annette Engelbrecht (Anna Muller), Harriet Pienaar (Bettie), Marie Penz (Prof. Annette Maartens), Trudie Taljaard (Sarie Bekker), Christine de Wet (Dollie Lewis), Erna van der Bergh (Santie), Morné Coetzer (Dr Johan Louw), Flip Theron (Flip), Yvonne Schoeman (Hantie), Jacques Bosch (Dr. Bosman), Paddy Norval (Sister Joey), Sandra Horn (Elise), Zaki Kruger (Chairman), Elsabé Daneel (welfare worker), Steve le Roux (Prof. Henrey), Julie Strydom (Miema), Linda Biddell (Matron Buys), Desré Coleman (Sister Prinsloo), Nola Pelser (Receptionist), Maria Collado (Maria), Jacques Loots (Oom Jan Jansen), John Bartlett (Ronnie), Quintus Loots (Jan Jansen Jnr.), Dorothy Ramonare (Sister Eka), Fred Wheeler (Sgt. Beukes), Jannie Wienand (Porter 1), Piet Esterhuizen (Porter 2), Roelf van Jaarsveld (Dr. Mouton) and Sally Campher (Nurse Katrien).

Cinematography is by Buster Reynolds, film editing by Roelf van Jaarsveld, makeup by [[William Bell|Bill Bell], production management by Roelf van Jaarsveld. Other crew members included Jannie Wienand (assistant director), John Bartlett (set dresser and production assistant), Caroline Burls (artwork), Piet Esterhuizen (set design), Bill Jacques (sound recordist), Jacques Bosch (still photographer), Nelson Mbasha (second camera assistant), Ernie Tamsen(assistant camera), Rowena Kelly (costume) and Caroline Burls (continuity).

The film was released 25 September 1981.

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E-mail submission from Christo Snyman 15 May 2020.

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