Shepherds and Butchers


Shepherds and Butcher
A jaded lawyer takes on a seemingly hopeless multiple murder case and uncovers scandalous shortcomings in South Africa’s capital punishment system, as he mounts a defense for a prison guard traumatized by the executions he took part in.

106 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Drama, South African.
Thank goodness for little wires...
Thank goodness for little wires...

Credits

Cast
Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan, Deon Lotz, Garion Dowds, Robert Hobbs, Kabelo Bouga Chalatsane, Marcel van Heerden
Director
Oliver Schmitz
ScreenplayBrian Cox, Chris Marnewick, from the novel by Chris Marnewick
MusicPaul Hepker
CinematographyLeah Striker
EditingMegan Gill, Isabel Meier
Sound formats
Made in2106
Produced byDistant Horizon, Videovision Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageInfrequent, moderate impact
NudityInfrequent, low impact
SexNone
ViolenceFairly frequent, strong impact
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconSA storie 'n katarsis.
15

What the People say

Internet
101 Netizens quote iconRichly filmed, compelling courtroom drama
14

Average .. 73%

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