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Verraaiers


Kommandant vas Aswegen is both a loving father and husband and a well-respected Boer officer.  On hearing that the enemy (the British) are planning a “scorched earth”- policy he decides  to go home and protect his wife and family for which he is tried for high treason.



Cast and Crew

Directed by Paul Eilers
Produced by Spier Films Michael Auret (executive producer) and Danie Bester (Producer)
Director of Photography: Tom Marais
Written by Sallas de Jager
Starring Gys de Villiers as Kommandant van Aswegen, also featuring Vilje Maritz and Neil Bennet


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