RELEASE DATE: June 2014
RUNNING TIME: 117 min
STARRING: Ivan Botha, Donnalee Roberts, Marius Weyers
DIRECTOR: Jaco Smit
WRITERS: Ivan Botha, Donnalee Roberts
PRODUCERS: Jaco Smit
Basson has five days to make it to his father’s funeral in Cape Town, but needs to complete certain tasks on this trip before he can call the family company his own. On the road he meets free-spirited bohemian girl, Amory. As they journey across the breathtaking landscape of South Africa, they meet wonderful characters that allow for hilarious moments and life-changing experiences. Their trip takes a sudden turn for the worst when a villainous figure makes an appearance. Basson and Amory are faced with disappointment and heartache. On the road called life, it is inevitable that you will take some wrong turns. But no matter how hard the road might be, on route to true love is where you will find your true north.
WHY OWN IT
The film is a heartwarming South African film that can easily be enjoyed by every family member, the low rating of 7-9 PG is a hint that even the kids can sit through it. The film embraces the South African Afrikaans language with local actors also starring in it. The film also showcases the physical landscape of the country that ranges from the Cape to the Highveld mountains. A form of exoticisation that any South African or South African wannabe can resonate with. The film also boasts for being the highest grossing local production for 2014 with over R10 million racked up in Mzansi`s Boxoffice!!!
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