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Erfsondes (lit. "inherited sins") was an Afrikaans TV series .

The series

A series of loosely related episodes dealing withthe impact of sins from the past on the lives of various characters, looking at broken families and the lies and deceit within them and how sins committed to do good can come back to haunt families when they least expect it.

Produced by Imani Media with Henriëtta Gryffenberg as the associate producer and writer, it is directed by Bobby Heaney. It had a cast of 160, that includes Jana Strydom, Mortimer Williams, Sello Sebotsane, Anthony Fridjohn, Emmanuel Castis, Catriona Andrews, Hélène Truter, Heidi Mollentze, Erica Wessels, At Botha, Dirk Stoltz, Alyzzander Fourie, Kaz McFadden, Illse Roos, Marie Pentz, James Borthwick, Susanne Beyers, Denise Newman, Terry Norton.

For a full cast list see the TVSA website for Erfsondes[1]

Broadcast history in South Africa

Started 3 July 2007 on SABC2. To date it has seen 6 seasons[2].

Translations and adaptations

The show is broadcast in Afrikaans, with English subtitles.


Amanda de Lange. 2007. "Kykgenot met sondes wat spook", in Beeld Plus, 3 July 2007.

Rapport, 29 July 2007.

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