Toorbos” explores the uprooting of a young forest woman and her community during the time of the last forest inhabitants of South Africa’s Knysna forest of the 1930’s.

Production details:

Director: Rene van Rooyen

Producers: André Scholtz en Dries Scholtz

Writers: Dalene Matthee (novel) and Rene van Rooyen (screenplay)

Cinematographer: Brendan Barnes

Editor: Ronelle Loots and Dries Scholtz

Composer: Andries Smit

Sound Design: The Workroom Audio Post

Production Company: The Film Factory

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varietyby: Guy Lodge
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"a conventional trajectory that nonetheless offers nourishing emotional rewards”

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