THE HARVESTERS 

(DIE STROPERS

Feature Film       

2018

Line Producer

OFFICIAL SELECTION: 

2018 Cannes Official Selection Un Certain Regard

SYNOPSIS: 

South Africa, Free State region, an isolated stronghold to the Afrikaans white ethnic minority culture. In this conservative farming territory obsessed with strength and masculinity, Janno is different, secretive, emotionally frail. One day his mother, fiercely religious, brings home Pieter, a hardened street orphan she wants to save, and asks Janno to make this stranger into his brother. The two boys start a fight for power, heritage, and parental love.

 

Producer: Sophie Erbs, Cinema Defacto (France)

Co-Producers: Lava Films (Poland), Heretic (Greece),  Spier (South Africa)

Director/Writer: Etienne Kallos

Cinematographer: Michal Englert

Production Designer: Barry Parvess