Die Ballade van Robbie de Wee

Die Ballade van Robbie de Wee
A high-flying music producer's life falls to pieces when he is caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Almost reduced to living in the gutter, his life takes a turn for the better when he discovers a young singer with real talent, and gets the chance to manage his career. Things go well for a while until a young woman is found dead in the singer's hotel room. Realising the implications, the manager has to pull out all the stops to save the situation... leading to tough decisions. In Afrikaans language with English subtitles.

109 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence, Drug abuse).
Drama, Afrikaans, South African.
Touch me ....
Touch me ....


Neil Sandilands, Rolanda Marais, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, Marno van der Merwe
Darrell Roodt
ScreenplayDeon Meyer
CinematographyWilliam Collinson
EditingLucian Barnard
Sound formats
Made in2013
Produced byWelela Studios, The Karoo Film Company

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageFairly frequent, moderate
SexVery mild impact, infrequent
ViolenceOccasional, moderate, some bloodiness
Drug abuseFairly frequent alcohol and tobacco use, cannabis smoking
CommentsThese are fairly mature and complex and deal with the psychological state of a confused killer.
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Scale (Max)20

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