"The year I host the #SAFTAs for the first time, is the year the first movie I’ve ever produced won 3 #SAFTAs and the greatest one being: BEST FEATURE FILM!"
South African film and TV talent and were honoured at the 15th annual awards on Saturday, 22 May where Griekwastad scooped up awards for Best Feature Film, Best Achievement in Directing (Jozua Malherbe) and Best Achievement in Editing (Lucian Barnard).
If you didn't know, Tracey Lange is the producer of the local film, along with Deon Meyer, Tim Theron, Cobus van den Berg.
The movie is based on the bestselling book "The Griekwastad Murders" by Jacques Steenkamp, and tells the true story of 15-year-old Don Steenkamp who murdered his father, mother and sister in 2012.
Arnold Vosloo plays the leading role of Colonel Dick De Waal, the investigating officer of the case.
Congrats to Tracey Lange and the rest of the film team. Onwards and upwards!
You can watch Griekwastad on Showmax. Check out the trailer below.