9th September 2011
Robbie Wessels, Lelia Etsebeth, Riana Nel, Michael Brunner, Vanessa Lee, Niekie van den Berg
This South African-made Afrikaans drama marks the directorial feature debut of film and television producer Diony Kempen and features performances from singing star Robbie Wessels, Lelia Etsebeth, Gospel singing star Riana Nel in her film debut, veteran broadcaster Niekie van den Berg and Isidingo star Michael Brunner.
Set in the magical Karoo town of Prince Albert the story revolves around forgiveness, acceptance and the meaning of miracles.
When Maritjie Naude, an 18 year old plaasmeisie and the only child of Ella and Kallie the owners of Hoopfontein, an olive farm in the region, comes home on Christmas Eve and tells them that she’s pregnant, it’s enough to shock any parents of a young daughter, but then she drops a real bombshell that will flabbergast not only her mum and dad, but the entire town. Maritjie assures them that she’s still a virgin. The only explanation to her pregnancy – it must be the work of the Holy Spirit!
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