Description: An exquisite, romantic period piece that skillfully explores the intersections of sex, race and politics. Set in South Africa in the eighteenth century and based on real events, the story concerns young livestock herder, Claas Blank, who is unjustly arrested and sentenced to hard labor, where he crosses paths with a Dutch sailor. Despite their vast cultural differences, Claas begins a tentative love affair with the sailor, setting in motion a course of events that brings tragic consequences for all. (Strand Releasing)


Production Company Big World Cinema, Corus Entertainment, Idol Pictures, Movie Central Network, Pluck Productions, Showcase, The Movie Network, The National Film and Video Foundation of SA, Téléfilm Canada
Release Date Jul 30, 2004
Duration 1 h 37 m
Rating Not Rated
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