Darrell Roodt

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Darrell Roodt (born in 1963) is a South African film director, screenwriter and producer.

His film Sarafina! was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.[1] His 2012 film Little One was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.[2]


His film Yesterday (2004) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Sarafina". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 
  2. ^ Vourlias, Christopher (28 September 2012). "S. Africa picks 'Little One' for Oscar nom". Variety (Reed Business Information). Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ 12 October 2012 at 10:43am. "Roodt finds fertile ground in Karoo - Movies | Tonight". IOL.co.za. Retrieved 2012-10-12. 

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