Deon Lotz

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Mindless

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Naomie Harris  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Riaad Moosa

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Idris Elba  •  Naomie Harris  •  Tony Kgoroge  •  Riaad Moosa

Proteus (2003)

An exquisite period piece that skillfully explores the intersections of sex, race and politics takes place in 18th century South Africa, telling the passionate (true) story of two men caught in an unjust system rife with racism, homophobia and cruelty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Greyson  •  Jack Lewis
CAST:  Rouxnet Brown  •  Shaun Smyth  •  Neil Sandilands  •  Kristen Thomson

An exquisite period piece that skillfully explores the intersections of sex, race and politics takes place in 18th century South Africa, telling the passionate (true) story of two men caught in an unjust system rife with racism, homophobia and cruelty.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Greyson  •  Jack Lewis
CAST:  Rouxnet Brown  •  Shaun Smyth  •  Neil Sandilands  •  Kristen Thomson

Beauty (2011)

François van Heerden, a mid-40s Afrikaans family man, has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter unravels his clean, controlled life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Hermanus
CAST:  Charlie Keegan  •  Deon Lotz  •  Michelle Scott  •  Albert Maritz

François van Heerden, a mid-40s Afrikaans family man, has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter unravels his clean, controlled life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Hermanus
CAST:  Charlie Keegan  •  Deon Lotz  •  Michelle Scott  •  Albert Maritz

Sleeper's Wake (2012)

In a secluded cove on the South African coast, a middle-aged writer grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter is drawn into an affair with an alluring teenage girl who is grappling with demons of her own, in this gripping psychological thriller adapted from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Berk
CAST:  Lionel Newton  •  Deon Lotz  •  Jay Anstey  •  Luke Tyler

In a secluded cove on the South African coast, a middle-aged writer grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter is drawn into an affair with an alluring teenage girl who is grappling with demons of her own, in this gripping psychological thriller adapted from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Berk
CAST:  Lionel Newton  •  Deon Lotz  •  Jay Anstey  •  Luke Tyler

Cold Harbour (2014)

While investigating a smugglers' turf war in Cape Town, township cop Sizwe discovers police corruption. He must set loyalty aside to act with integrity, alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carey McKenzie
CAST:  Tony Kgoroge  •  Fana Mokoena  •  Nan Yu  •  Deon Lotz

While investigating a smugglers' turf war in Cape Town, township cop Sizwe discovers police corruption. He must set loyalty aside to act with integrity, alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carey McKenzie
CAST:  Tony Kgoroge  •  Fana Mokoena  •  Nan Yu  •  Deon Lotz

Stargazer (2011)

Tells the story of a 1966 railway community, told through the eyes of an eleven year old boy, called Timus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Eilers
CAST:  Paul Loots  •  John-Henry Opperman  •  Deon Lotz  •  Rika Sennett

Tells the story of a 1966 railway community, told through the eyes of an eleven year old boy, called Timus.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Eilers
CAST:  Paul Loots  •  John-Henry Opperman  •  Deon Lotz  •  Rika Sennett

Kite (2014)

Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Ziman
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Callan McAuliffe  •  India Eisley  •  Russel Savadier

Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Ziman
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Callan McAuliffe  •  India Eisley  •  Russel Savadier

Master Harold... and the Boys (2010)

This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's friend and teacher. Hally is required to laugh at his father's racist jokes, by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Ving Rhames  •  Patrick Mofokeng  •  Jennifer Steyn

This movie is of Hally, an adolescent white South African. He is stuck between his intolerant father's outlook of him and those of his caretaker, Sam. Sam is a black waiter and Hally's friend and teacher. Hally is required to laugh at his father's racist jokes, by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lonny Price
CAST:  Freddie Highmore  •  Ving Rhames  •  Patrick Mofokeng  •  Jennifer Steyn

Hansie (2008)

"How do you start over once you have betrayed a nation's trust?" The news of Hansie Cronjé's involvement with Indian bookmakers and his resulting public confession rocked the international sporting community. An unprecedented rise to glory was followed by the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Regardt van den Bergh
CAST:  Frank Rautenbach  •  Sarah Thompson  •  Eric Nobbs  •  Sybel Coetzee

"How do you start over once you have betrayed a nation's trust?" The news of Hansie Cronjé's involvement with Indian bookmakers and his resulting public confession rocked the international sporting community. An unprecedented rise to glory was followed by the most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Regardt van den Bergh
CAST:  Frank Rautenbach  •  Sarah Thompson  •  Eric Nobbs  •  Sybel Coetzee

The World Unseen (2007)

A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shamim Sarif
CAST:  Lisa Ray  •  Sheetal Sheth  •  Parvin Dabas  •  Nandana Sen

A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shamim Sarif
CAST:  Lisa Ray  •  Sheetal Sheth  •  Parvin Dabas  •  Nandana Sen

Free State (2016)

Jeanette is a beautiful open minded law student. She decided to study while her boyfriend is completing his national military service. They are set to be engaged when he returns. During her summer holiday with her father in the Free State a random act of kindness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sallas de Jager
CAST:  Nicola Breytenbach  •  Andrew Govender  •  Leleti Khumalo  •  Deon Lotz

Jeanette is a beautiful open minded law student. She decided to study while her boyfriend is completing his national military service. They are set to be engaged when he returns. During her summer holiday with her father in the Free State a random act of kindness ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sallas de Jager
CAST:  Nicola Breytenbach  •  Andrew Govender  •  Leleti Khumalo  •  Deon Lotz

Detour (2017)

A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Bel Powley  •  Emory Cohen  •  Stephen Moyer

A young law student, grieving for his dying mother, struggles to decide whether he should kill his unfaithful step-father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Smith
CAST:  Tye Sheridan  •  Bel Powley  •  Emory Cohen  •  Stephen Moyer

Shepherds and Butchers (2017)

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Schmitz
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Steve Coogan  •  Marcel Van Heerden  •  Deon Lotz

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Schmitz
CAST:  Andrea Riseborough  •  Steve Coogan  •  Marcel Van Heerden  •  Deon Lotz

A Paw-Paw For My Darling (2016)

This local ensemble comedy is set in 2003, as a group of working-class South Africans try to come to terms with their changed society. Seen through the eyes of a family dog, we watch as friends, neighbours and lovers try to deal with their challenging relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Koos Roets
CAST:  Willie Esterhuizen  •  Deon Lotz  •  Deirdre Wolhuter  •  Jana Nortier

This local ensemble comedy is set in 2003, as a group of working-class South Africans try to come to terms with their changed society. Seen through the eyes of a family dog, we watch as friends, neighbours and lovers try to deal with their challenging relationships.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Koos Roets
CAST:  Willie Esterhuizen  •  Deon Lotz  •  Deirdre Wolhuter  •  Jana Nortier

A Man Like My Father (2015)

Juan returns to Cape Town with his family from their life in England when he discovers his mother is dying. She insists she wants her conflicted son to reconcile with his alcoholic dad, but all the younger man remembers of his childhood is disappointment and shame ...  (more)

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CAST:  Elma Postma  •  Sandra Prinsloo  •  Neels Van Jaarsveld  •  Albert Maritz

Juan returns to Cape Town with his family from their life in England when he discovers his mother is dying. She insists she wants her conflicted son to reconcile with his alcoholic dad, but all the younger man remembers of his childhood is disappointment and shame ...  (more)

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CAST:  Elma Postma  •  Sandra Prinsloo  •  Neels Van Jaarsveld  •  Albert Maritz

French Toast (2015)

Photographer Lise le Roux lives with her father on a wine farm near Stellenbosch. Her mother passed away some time ago, leaving a secret French toast family recipe behind as a symbol of her legacy. One day, Lise stumbles upon her mother s old diary and, to her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Kruger  •  Anel Stolp
CAST:  Lika Berning  •  Thierry Ballarin  •  Deon Lotz  •  Helene Lombard

Photographer Lise le Roux lives with her father on a wine farm near Stellenbosch. Her mother passed away some time ago, leaving a secret French toast family recipe behind as a symbol of her legacy. One day, Lise stumbles upon her mother s old diary and, to her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Kruger  •  Anel Stolp
CAST:  Lika Berning  •  Thierry Ballarin  •  Deon Lotz  •  Helene Lombard

Faan's Train (2014)

Faan se Trein is about a simple-minded man living in a tiny Karoo community. When his father dies, leaving all his possessions to Faan and the church, greed rears its head and divides the community... Until love restores their sanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Koos Roets
CAST:  Willie Esterhuizen  •  Marius Weyers  •  Deon Lotz  •  Anel Alexander

Faan se Trein is about a simple-minded man living in a tiny Karoo community. When his father dies, leaving all his possessions to Faan and the church, greed rears its head and divides the community... Until love restores their sanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Koos Roets
CAST:  Willie Esterhuizen  •  Marius Weyers  •  Deon Lotz  •  Anel Alexander

Traitors (2013)

During the Boer War in South Africa, upon hearing that the British are planning a scorched earth policy, a respected Boer officer, who's also a loving father and husband, decides to go home and protect his wife and family instead of participating further in the war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Eilers
CAST:  Gys de Villiers  •  Vilje Maritz  •  Andrew Thompson  •  Jacques Bessenger

During the Boer War in South Africa, upon hearing that the British are planning a scorched earth policy, a respected Boer officer, who's also a loving father and husband, decides to go home and protect his wife and family instead of participating further in the war ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Eilers
CAST:  Gys de Villiers  •  Vilje Maritz  •  Andrew Thompson  •  Jacques Bessenger

Puzzle Child (2018)

A nine-year-old autistic boy is found dead in the bath tub. His mother Ingrid, who spent her life caring for him and loved him dearly, is being investigated for murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andre Velts
CAST:  Deon Lotz  •  Diaan Lawrenson

A nine-year-old autistic boy is found dead in the bath tub. His mother Ingrid, who spent her life caring for him and loved him dearly, is being investigated for murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andre Velts
CAST:  Deon Lotz  •  Diaan Lawrenson

Krotoa (2017)

Krotoa, a feisty, bright, 11-year-old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle’s trading partner and the first Governor of the Cape Colony. She is brought into the first Fort established by the Dutch East India Company in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberta Durrant
CAST:  Armand Aucamp  •  Jacques Bessenger  •  Crystal-Donna Roberts  •  Ernest St Clair

Krotoa, a feisty, bright, 11-year-old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle’s trading partner and the first Governor of the Cape Colony. She is brought into the first Fort established by the Dutch East India Company in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberta Durrant
CAST:  Armand Aucamp  •  Jacques Bessenger  •  Crystal-Donna Roberts  •  Ernest St Clair
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