Die Manakwalanners

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Die Manakwalanners is an Afrikaans TV series written by Johan van Jaarsveld and directed by Koos Roets.

The series

An Afrikaans series about a radio presenter and his sound technician who set out to document the people of North West South Africa (Namaqualand).

The series was produced by Quantum Produksies, written by Johan van Jaarsveld and directed by Koos Roets, with a cast that included Hans Strydom, Pierre Knoesen, André Rossouw, Elizabeth Archer, Joanie Combrink, Michele Burgers, Lida Botha, Jan Ellis, Liesel de Wit, Lizz Meiring, George Ballot, Limpie Basson, Wilma Stockenström, Louw Verwey, Isadora Verwey, Emile Aucamp, Johan Botha, Tobie Cronje, Goliath Davids, Ernst Eloff, Jannie Gildenhuys, Henrietta Gryffenberg, Ian Roberts, Flip Theron and Hannes van Wyk.

The supervising producer was Mysi Louw and the producer was Johan van Jaarsveld The rest of the crew included Neill Solomon (music), Dave Aenmey (cinematography and lighting), Anton van der Linde (sound), Francois Coertze (assistant director), Wiebina Berrington (continuity), Nena Olwage (editing), Chrizelle De Beer (makeup), Richard Pickett (final mix), Gavin Armstrong (production management) and an art department consisting of Grant Carr, Dicky Claassen, Birrie le Roux, Anita van Hemert.

Broadcast history in South Africa

The series ran for two seasons, broadcast on SABC 2 in 1993

Translations and adaptations




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