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by David Lister


Based on a story by New Woman writer Olive Schreiner and set at the end of the nineteenth century in South Africa, the story of two young children, Lyndall and Em, who are ruled with an iron fist by their devoutly religious aunt Sannie. Their simple lives are disrupted by the arrival of sinister Bonaparte Blenkins (played by Richard E Grant) and the influence he begins to exert over Sannie...

international title: The Story of an African Farm
original title: The Story of an African Farm
country: United Kingdom, South Africa
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: David Lister
film run: 97'
screenplay: Bonnie Rodini, Thandi Brewer (based on a story by Olive Schreiner)
cast: Richard E. Grant, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Karin van der Laag, Kasha Kropinski
producer: Izidore Codron, Ross Garland, Bonnie Rodini
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