Skoonheid

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Skoonheid (2011)

Synopsis

Francois van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man, has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter unravels his clean, controlled life.

Credits

Lead Cast: Deon Lotz, Charlie Keegan, Reline Daneel, Sue Diepeveen

Producer: Didier Costet

Co-Producer: Dylan Voogt

Director: Oliver Hermanus

Writers: Oliver Hermanus and Didier Costet

Awards

Queer Palm Award, Cannes Film Festival 2011

Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Directing in a Feature film, SAFTAS 2012

Golden Horn Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Feature Film

The film was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2011 84th Academy Awards.