Die Troudag van Tant Ralie

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Die Troudag van Tant Ralie ("The wedding day of Aunt Ralie") is an Afrikaans film by Ivan Hall (1935–2008).

The film

A sequel to the 1974 Afrikaans comedy Tant Ralie se Losieshuis, the film tells of two elderly sisters, "Ralie" and "Matilda", who use their Cape Town boarding house to attract eligible men, but the only prospect under their roof is "CJ", the self-appointed captain of a dilapidated old fishing boat.

The film was made in 1975, produced by Ben Vlok, with a script written by C.F. Beyers-Boshoff (1926–1989) and directed by Ivan Hall, with a cast that included: Wena Naudé ("Rachel van der Merwe", aka "Tant Ralie"), Sann de Lange ("Mathilda Hansen"), Siegfried Mynhardt ("CJ"), Fanie Bekker ("Col. Jok van Rhyn"), Diana Newman ("Lulu"), Robert Drayton ("Philip"), Maryke van Dyk ("Trix"), Bruwer Engelbrecht ("Beauty contest MC"), Nerina Ferreira ("Kay the fortune teller"), Ulrich Fobain ("Bucky"), Marilyn Albutt ("Ingrid Visser"), Fitz Morley and Limpie Basson ("men in pub"), Jonathan Rands and Robin Smith ("darts players").

The technical credits list Lindsay du Plessis (music), Manie Botha (cinematography), Oscar Burn (editing), June Seymour (production manager), Cas Odendaal, Brian Starke, Giacomo Angelini, Gerry Lotter, Peter Goldsmid, Helena Stöckigt, Tommy Kieser and David Lawton.

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E-mail submission by Christo Snyman, 6 May 2020.

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