Jobman

Film

Time Out says

Smith, the deaf and dumb son of a rural black preacher, refuses to accept the menial labour on offer in the small farming community where he's grown up. He tries to earn a living in the city, but this ends in assault, and his return home sparks off a cycle of vengeful violence. What Roodt's film lacks in subtlety, it makes up for in dirty authenticity. A hard-hitting independent venture (the director went on to make Sarafina!), completed and released against the odds in apartheid South Africa.

Details

Release details

Duration:
97 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Darrell James Roodt
Screenwriter:
Greg Latter, Darrell James Roodt
Cast:
Tertius Meintjies
Marcel Van Heerden
Lynn Gaines
Josephine Liedeman
Kevin Smith
Goliath Davids