That Englishwoman: An Account of the Life of Emily Hobhouse

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That Englishwoman: An Account of the Life of Emily Hobhouse is a South African film by Dirk de Villiers

Often referred to simply as That Englishwoman. Released on DVD in Germany as Burenkrieg.

The film

Produced by Harry Benn, Dirk de Villiers and Avi Lerner for C-Films, directed by Dirk de Villiers, with a script written by Roy L. Allen, Paul C. Venter and Trix Pienaar.

The cast included four British performers, Veronica Lang (as "Emily Hobhouse"), Terence Alexander, Jenny Runacre and Harvey Ashby, along with a large cast of South African performers, among them James White, Warrick Grier, Keith Grenville, Norman Coombes, Isabella Bosman, Annie Malan, Lida Botha, Peter J. Elliott, Peter Krummeck, Don Maguire, Trix Pienaar, , Terry Norton, , Gordon van Rooyen, Graham Armitage, John Whiteley, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Gavin van den Berg, Richard Farmer, Ralph Lawson, Michael Brunner, Joey Wishnia, David, Rick Rogers, Brenda Wood, Stan Wrigley. Uncredited performers include Hermien Dommisse, Charles Helps, Leonard Moss and Maggie Trist.

Music by David Pollecutt, cinematography by Jakes de Villiers, editing by Margaret Fieldgate and casting by Trix Pienaar (For the rest of the technical crew, see the entry in IMDb)

The film was released in South Africa on 16 February, 1990

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