Sven Papaux

Critic

France

Co-founder of Apologistinfo and Le Billet. He is an ex Avant Première and an apostle of modern times.

The Harvesters/Die Stropers

Date: 14 May 2018 Category: TV/Film
8.0 Rating
“Afrikaners is plesierig, dit can julle glo (Afrikaners are fun, that you can believe),” runs the chorus of the rustiest chestnut in Afrikaans folk music. It isn’t heard, much less proven, in “The Harvesters,” South African writer-director Etienne Kallos’ muscular, mood-rich debut feature. Unusual within the annals of its national cinema for its searching examination of the country’s once-dominant, now-dwindling white Afrikaner popu ...