Elmo De Witt

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Elmo De Witt (d 2011) was a South African filmmaker, who worked as a director and a producer.[1] His films include Debbie (1965), The Last Lion (1972), Ter Wille van Christene (1975), Grensbasis 13 (1979) and You Must Be Joking! (1986).[2] He was a prolific filmmaker, whose activity spanned more than three decades, from 1959 to 1992.[2][3] Keyan Tomaselli considers him typical of Afrikaans directors who 'have made films which conflict with the stereotypical "farm" image of the Afrikaner.'[4]

Select Filmography[edit]

  • Geheim van Nantes (1969)
  • Freddie's in Love (1971)
  • The Last Lion (1973)
  • Someone Like You (1978)
  • You Must Be Joking (1986)
  • Enemy Unseen (1991)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://whoswho.co.za/elmo-de-witt
  2. ^ a b Armes R. Dictionary of African Filmmakers, pp. 56–57 (Indiana University Press; 2008) ISBN 0253351162
  3. ^ Maingard J. South African National Cinema, p. 135 (Routledge; 2013) ISBN 1135123969
  4. ^ Tomaselli K. The Cinema of Apartheid: Race and Class in South African Film, p. 112 (Routledge; 2013) ISBN 1317928407

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