A random act of kindness sparks a forbidden love affair between a white girl and an Indian man during the Apartheid system in South Africa.

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Critic Reviews (5)

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View of the Arts

22 Apr 2017
5.0
What would happen if – in a place where interracial relationships are forbidden – a white Afrikaan woman falls in love with a comely Indian man? What it supposed to be a short journey back home for Jeannette, turns out to be a long way back to he ...
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Culture War Reporters<

22 Apr 2017
6.0
A film covering “a pair of star-cross’d lovers” is certainly nothing new, and for centuries creators have strived to honour the trope by putting their own distinct spin on it. As a film by South Africans set in their very own country, Free Stat ...
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IOL

22 Apr 2017
6.0
Haunting more because of what it doesn’t say than what it does show, Free State is a beautifully filmed romantic drama. Set in the late ’70s, it tells the tale of an inter-racial relationship in the Orange Free State, but as nasty as the story tu ...
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spling.co.za

22 Apr 2017
4.0
Free State is a South African romance drama from writer-director, Salmon de Jager. Known for writing Verraaiers, Roepman and Stuur Groete aan Mannetjies Roux, he turned his craft to directing with Musiek vir die Agtergrond and now Free State. His lat ...
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The Movie Waffler

22 Apr 2017
8.0
It was Jean-Luc Godard who suggested that the only plot devices absolutely essential to movie narrative were ‘a girl and a gun’. No doubt this reduction has proved to be a workable maxim for countless films, but even more successful is the trope ...

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Release Date(s):

April 29, 2016 (South Africa)

Executive Producer:

Sanjay Devkar, Jan du Plessis

Cinematography:

Tom Marais

Screenplay:

Sallas de Jager

Editor:

Abhijit Deshpande

Production Designer:

Waldemar Coetsee

Sound:

Janno Müller

Music:

Dawie de Jager

Production Company:

Bosbok Ses Films, Utkarsh Entertainment

Distribution:

Times Media Films (South Africa) (theatrical), Star Entertainment (India) (all media)

Language:

Afrikaans, English

Runtime:

98 minutes

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

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