Rousing biopic of Paul Kruger, the Boer guerilla fighter turned statesman and first president of South Africa.
Did You Know?
The first film to receive the honorary title "Film of the Nation", the highest accolade awarded in Filmwelt (Filmwelt translates as ...not simply the film industry, but a term used to convey what it was like to live and work in the film world). See more
In his narration Kruger suggests that the Brits began the invasion of Transvaal and the region of the Boers. However it started already earlier until the South African republic was declared independent by Britains in 1852 and in 1884 it became an independent state, 3 years after the first Boer War. See more
Mr. President, I know South Africa very well.
Then I really wonder how you could have gone lost.
At the end of the movie, instead of the word "Ende" (The End) the company's logo "Tobis" appears. See more
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Music by Theo Mackeben
Lyrics by Hans Fritz Beckmann See more