Die Vlindervanger

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There are two Afrikaans dramatized works known as Die Vlindervanger ("The Butterfly Collector"):

Die Vlindervanger, a play by David Parker (1973)

This is an Afrikaans translation of The Collector, a 1973 play based on John Fowles's 1963 debut novel of the same name. Translated and directed by Johann van Heerden in 1986.

See The Collector

Die Vlindervanger, a feature film produced by Brigadiers Films (1976)

The original text

Based on the eponymous novel by Marlene le Roux (1934-)[1], the film was produced by Brigadiers Films, scripted and directed by Franz Marx with a cast that included Marié du Toit, Chris du Toit, Annelize du Toit, Klaas van Wyk de Vries, Wena Naudé, Monica Breed, Magda Beukes, P.W. Marais, Franz Marx, Siegfried Mynhardt, Michal Grobbelaar, Barry Trengove, Crystal Cooper, Madel Venter and Coetzee van Eck.

The film was produced by Albie Venter, Madel Venter and P.J. Venter, with cinematography by Koos Roets, film editing by David de Beyer. Other technical support by Philip Markgraaff (production management), Elize Venter (make-up), Cheryl Sack (props & costume), Ian Ross and Ricky Rossouw (sound), Umberto Adaggi (still photography), Paul Thompson (assistant camera), Jessica Miller (assistant editor) and Helena Spring (continuity).

Released in cinemas on 18 November, 1976, Distributed in theatres by and shown on TV



Curriculum Vitae of Johann van Heerden (2011)


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