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In the near future, after a dreaded civil war, Vlieëkraal, a small town in South Africa faces desiccation at the hands of an illegal ’fracking’ mining company, but, one man a dark stranger with an unknown past - arrives and changes the town destiny in a
a bloody battle for the preservation of a way of life.

  • Pierre le Roux
    The Ibogaine safari
  • Pierre le Roux
  • Edmund Braadvelt
  • Pierre le Roux
  • Juan le Roux
  • Tauriq Jenkins Jenkins
    Key Cast
  • Pierre van Niekerk
    Key Cast
    "Joe "
  • MJ Small
    Key Cast
  • Anne Peacock
    Key Cast
    "Marian "
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Television
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 9 minutes 11 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Back magic 4k Raw
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • First Time Filmmaker Sessions

    World wide premiere
    Official selection
  • Durban Film Mart

    Official selection
  • Independent Video Film Festival of Youtube Art Club Pavlos Paraschakis, Greece
Distribution Information
  • Film Hub
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: Video on Demand
Director Biography - Pierre le Roux

Pierre le Roux finished his honours in film and television production at the Tshwane University of technology in 2009. He majored in directing. He has since worked both in current affairs and documentary productions. This film is his first feature as director and writer.

From 2005 to 2008 he was working part-time with Ben Bellefroid of African Dreamworx making short human interest documentaries, hunting videos, music videos and small corporate DVDs for internet use. In these productions, he was a field researcher, director, camera operator and editor.

In 2009 he was involved in corporate post-production for Mukhanyo Theology college. He was in charge of editing and printing as well as designing the look and feel of numerous courses filmed.

In 2010 Pierre worked with Redline pictures as an insert editor in the time working for the I edited around 180 inserts as well as numerous promo videos.

In 2011 t o 2019 he worked as an ENG camera operator for the ENCA in Johannesburg. In this time Pierre had to film as well as edit and occasionally write stories for broadcast news.

In 2013 Pierre founded PLR Productions and started producing ‘The Ibogaine safari’ and achieved the award of excellence at the Canada international film festival for the 40 min pilot episode.

In 2014 Pierre ventured into the world of feature film and started writing the companies debut future film “Vlieekraal” a futuristic action flick. The film is set in a small town on a farm in the country. a small group of farmers battled for survival. Their livelihood is threatened by illegal frecking miners and their unlawful claim on the land.

Currently, he is residing on a farm in the Freestate of South Africa where he aims to open a Rum Distillery to in the future fund other projects.

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Director Statement

The creation and production of this film have been an extraordinary experience. Thank you to everyone involved.