South African film ‘The Recce’ wins Best Foreign Drama in California – watch the trailer right here.


The South African film ‘The Recce’ recently won an award for the Best Foreign Drama at the annual Idyllwild International Film Festival in California and was also nominated for a Golden Horn Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction/ Production Design in a Feature Film.

The Recce‘ is a war drama that tells the story Henk Viljoen who is wrongfully declared KIA behind enemy lines. Abandoned by his superiors; it’s a race for survival in which his mental and physical abilities are pushed to their limits as he navigates his way through the unforgiving Angolan war zone to make his way home to his loved ones.

The film is directed by Johannes Ferdinand Van Zyl and produced by Cape Town producer ‘Man Makes a Picture’ and was released in cinemas last year. ‘The Recce‘ is the company’s first independent film. The movie’s lead actor, Greg Kriek who is from Cape Town, but is currently lives in the states, accepted the award at the ceremony earlier this month.

Watch the trailer for ‘The Recce‘ below and watch the full movie on DStv, Box Office from mid-March.

We are very excited and proud to have won this award in California and get international recognition while competing against other films from all over the world.” Jac Williams, Producer of Recce

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