Snip en Rissiepit

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Snip en Rissiepit is a 1973 South African Afrikaans film by Elmo de Witt.

The film

Jurie Anker and Christina Burger meet at a train station and a love/hate relationship develops between them. They give each other the nicknames of "Snip" and "Rissiepit".

Production team

Directed by Ivan Hall and produced by Albie Venter and Madel Venter, with a script by James Ambrose Brown and Otto Krause, cinematography by Ivo Pellegrini and film editing by David de Beyer.

Production Management was by André Venter and Bill Venter and the rest of the crew consisted of Bob Riley (assistant director), Mary Usmar and Peter Usmar (sound and continuity), Hugh Fowler (assistant camera), Ronnie Wilson (still photographer), Boet Pretorius (music recordings), and Brian le Roux (titles).

The cast

The cast includes Rod Alexander ("Jurie Anker" or "Snip"), Rika Sennett ("Christina Burger or "Rissiepit"), Pieter Hauptfleisch ("Prof. Jacobus Burger"), Wena Naudé ("Ouma Burger"), Nic de Jager ("Piet Stadler"), Christine Stevens, Estelle Zeeman, Eugene Neethling, Connie Buitendag, Mornay Coetzer, San de Lange, Bess Finney and Ankia Lötter.

Soundtrack song (Christina) sung by Jean Dell.

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