Boer War movie releasing in April 2016

Modder en Bloed, (which translates to “Mud and Blood”, although English versions of the movie will be released as “Blood and Glory”), a movie telling the story of Willem Morkel (Stian Bam), a Boer soldier whose wife and only child were killed in the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).  He was incarcerated on the island of St Helena where the tyrannical Colone Swannel (Grant Swanby) is in charge of the prisoner-of-war camp.

The Boers

The Boers

The movie will be on cinema screens nationwide in April 2016.

The English

The English

The film boasts an impressive cast of both South African and British movie personalities. Some of the well-known local stars include Bok van Blerk, Albert Maritz, Michael Richard, Edwin van der Walt, Jacques Bessenger, Altus Theart, Albert Pretorius and Deon Lotz. The British cast includes Charlotte Salt (Beowulf / The Tudors), Patrick Connolly (Inferno / Crushed), Nick Cornwall (Blood Loyal / Retribution) and Josh Myers (The Sweeney / Anti-Social).

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I am really looking forward to seeing this movie.


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