Bennie-Boet can refer to three related works, a play, a novel and a film.
The title sometimes found as Bennie Boet
Bennie Boet: the play
Originally written especially by the Afrikaans author Sita for Benn Potgieter and his touring company, (Benn Potgieter se Geselskap), it tells the story of the traumatic relationship between an artistic boy and his dominating father.
Some sources on the play (wrongly?) cite Benn Potgieter as the author.
Bennie Boet: the novel
Bennie Boet: the film
Released in 1967.
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