Die Hele Dorp Weet

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Die Hele Dorp Weet ("The whole town knows") is an Afrikaans film

Based on the eponymous novel, Die hele dorp weet by Santie Grosskopf (Nasionale Boekhandel, 1958), it tells of a girl who goes in search of her father after the parents decide to divorce and explores the devastating effects of a divorce on a family.

The film was produced, directed and edited by Kappie Botha, with a screenplay by Santie Grosskopf, and distributed by Carfo films. The cast consisted of Annemarie Botha, Mathilde Hanekom, Joubero Malherbe, Danie van der Merwe, Denise West, Dirkie Haupt, Francois le Roux, Barbara Dreyer, Japie van Niekerk, Brenda van Loggerenberg and Nic Dreyer.

The film was remade in 1975 by Constantia Films, the second version being called Soekie.





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