Ongelooflike Plaaslike Ondersteuning Vir Die Bekroonde Ellen Pakkies-film!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:33

ELLEN, THE ELLEN PAKKIES STORY is op Vrydag, 7 September 2018, amptelik vrygestel in plaaslike bioskope en het ongelooflike ondersteuning en terugvoer vanaf die Suid-Afrikaanse publiek en media ontvang! Die skeppers van hierdie aangerypende rolprent is ongelooflik dankbaar vir die suksesvolle openingsnaweek van hierdie langverwagte speelfilm.

Die bekroonde prent het R968 408 verdien gedurende die openingsnaweek, wat voorafbespreekte kaartjieverkope insluit. Dit was ook in die sesde plek by die loket. Dit beteken dat meer as 14 808 kykers reeds hierdie ongelooflike fliek ondersteun het, wat drie toekennings by vanjaar se Silwerskermfees gewen het, waaronder Beste Draaiboek - Amy Jephta; Best Aktrise – Jill Levenberg en Best Akateur.

Rolprentkenners was ook gaande oor die film en Leon van Nierop het dit ’n 10/10-gradering gegee en die fliek beskryf as “’n lewensveranderende ervaring wat gesien moet word”.

“Hierdie is ’n lewensveranderende film. Daryne Joshua het ’n rolprent van internasionale standaard gemaak.” - Leon van Nierop
https://maroelamedia.co.za/vermaak/flieks/leon-van-nierop-se-resensie-ellen-die-ellen-pakkies-storie/

“Alles omtrent hierdie film, bly eg aan Ellen Pakkies se storie.” – El Broide, People Magazine
http://elbroide.com/2018/09/05/5-reasons-you-need-to-watch-the-upcoming-ellen-pakkies-film/

“Hoe die Ellen Pakkies Storie vertel word op die silwerskerm is ’n rolprentmeesterslag, wat jou op die punt van jou stoel hou van begin tot einde.” – Ryan Swano, BruinOu.com
https://www.bruinou.com/aweh/latest-news/item/13012-the-ellen-pakkies-film-a-cinematic-feat-thats-meant-to-change-l

“Dit is ’n ware verhaal met ’n boodskap wat almal, regoor die wêreld, op ’n manier raak. Ons kry hier die geleentheid om die vervalle verhouding tussen ma en seun eerstehands te ervaar.” – Graye Morkel, Channel24 (5-sterre)
https://www.channel24.co.za/Movies/Reviews/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-story-20180830

“Dit is baie maklik om met ’n storie soos hierdie een toe te laat dat emosies in die pad staan van die ware beoordeling van die prent. In hierdie geval, is elke stukkie lof wat uitgedeel is, welverdiend.” – Orielle Berry, IOL (4.5-sterre)
https://www.iol.co.za/entertainment/movies-theatre/reviews/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-the-story-a-tragic-tale-of-the-awful-cycle-of-abuse-16901098

“Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies is ’n Trots Suid-Afrikaanse fliek, wat net weereens demonstreer watter impak ’n storie kan hê – veral as dit nog boonop ’n ware verhaal ook is.” – Peter Feldman, The Citizen (4-sterre)
https://citizen.co.za/lifestyle/your-life-entertainment-your-life/entertainment-movies/2006158/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-story-review/

ELLEN, THE ELLEN PAKKIES STORY is geskep onder leiding van die bekroonde regisseur, Daryne Joshua (Noem My Skollie), met die bystand van vervaardigers, Schalk-Willem Burger en Paulo Areal, en insae van die regte Ellen Pakkies.

Die rolprent het reeds oorsee ook opslae gemaak en is by die Rotterdamse Internasionale Rolprentfees vertoon, asook by die vier-en-veertigste jaarlikse Seattle Internasionale Rolprentfees (SIFF) in die VSA. Die rolprent delf in die innerlike psige van ’n familie wat deur dwelms vernietig word in een van die gevaarlikste plaaslike gemeenskappe.

Clint Brink (Binnelanders), Ilse Klink (Stroomop, Isidingo), Elton Landrew (Suidooster, Dryfsand) en Russel Savadier (The Wild, Isidingo, Black Sails) is ook in die rolprent te sien.

Hierdie rolprent is vervaardig in samewerking met M-Net, kykNET Films, die Departement van Handel en Nywerheid (DTI) en TMPBC (The Moving Billboard Picture Company) en word versprei deur Filmfinity (Edms) Bpk. Dit wys tans by die volgende bioskope:

SKT:
Bay West
Tygervalley
Cape Gate
N1 City
Blueroute
Somerset Mall
Parow
Promenade
Garden Route Mall
Maerua Mall – Windhoek
Mimosa Mall
Gateway
Ilanga Mall
Mooi Rivier
Brooklyn Mall
Kolonnade
Irene Mall
Rosebank Nouveau
Cresta
Vaal Mall
Southgate
East Rand Mall

NuMetro
Canal Walk
Grandwest Casino
Key West
Loch Logan
Menlyn Park
Worcester
Parkview

Onafhanklik
Epic Mall@Reds
Epic Northridge
Minimax Cine1/2 - Paarl
Movies@Monte

Kyk die lokprent hier: https://youtu.be/lS_Ly1svS_M

SOSIALEMEDIASKAKELS:
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Die-Ellen-Pakkies-Storie-208819606253993/
Instagram: @ellenpakkies
Twitter: @EllenPakkies
Hutsmerk: #DieEllenPakkiesStorie

Incredible Support For Award-winning Ellen Pakkies Film! 

ELLEN, THE ELLEN PAKKIES STORY was officially released in local cinemas on Friday, 7 September 2018 and has received phenomenal support and feedback from the South African public and media! The creators of the film are extremely grateful for the successful opening weekend of this much anticipated cinematic release.

This award-winning film earned R968 408 during its opening weekend, with the total including all pre-sales. It ranked sixth in terms of the Box Office weekend industry rankings. This means more than 14 808 viewers have already shown their support for this incredible film that won three awards, including Best Script - Amy Jephta; Best Actress – Jill Levenberg and Best Actor – Jarrid Geduld, at this year’s kykNET Silwerskerm Festival.

Critics are also in awe of this film. Leon van Nierop gave it a 10/10-rating and described it as a “life changing experience that needs to be seen”.

“This is a life changing film. Daryne Joshua made a film that can be shown internationally.” - Leon van Nierop
https://maroelamedia.co.za/vermaak/flieks/leon-van-nierop-se-resensie-ellen-die-ellen-pakkies-storie/

“Everything about the film stays true to Ellen Pakkies’s story.” – El Broide, People Magazine
http://elbroide.com/2018/09/05/5-reasons-you-need-to-watch-the-upcoming-ellen-pakkies-film/

“How the Ellen Pakkies Story is told on film is indeed a cinematic masterstroke that keeps one spellbound right from the start.” – Ryan Swano, BruinOu.com
https://www.bruinou.com/aweh/latest-news/item/13012-the-ellen-pakkies-film-a-cinematic-feat-thats-meant-to-change-l

“It’s a real-life story with a message that affects everyone on some level all over world. We truly get to experience the warped relationship between mother and son.” – Graye Morkel, Channel24 (5-stars)
https://www.channel24.co.za/Movies/Reviews/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-story-20180830

“It’s often easy in a story of this nature to let emotions get in the way of critical appraisal but in this instance, every bit of praise is well deserved.” – Orielle Berry, IOL (4.5-stars)
https://www.iol.co.za/entertainment/movies-theatre/reviews/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-the-story-a-tragic-tale-of-the-awful-cycle-of-abuse-16901098

“Ellen, Die Storie Van Ellen Pakkies is a Proudly South African movie which once again ably demonstrates the power of storytelling – especially when that story happens to be true.” – Peter Feldman, The Citizen (4-stars)
https://citizen.co.za/lifestyle/your-life-entertainment-your-life/entertainment-movies/2006158/ellen-the-ellen-pakkies-story-review/

ELLEN, THE ELLEN PAKKIES STORY was produced under the watchful eye of acclaimed director, Daryne Joshua (Noem My Skollie), in association with producers, Schalk-Willem Burger and Paulo Areal, with input from Ellen Pakkies herself.

The film is already a hit with overseas audiences and was showcased at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, as well as the 44th annual Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) in the USA. The film delves into the inner psyche of a family ravaged by drugs in one of the most dangerous communities in South Africa. A scourge that extends beyond the Cape Flats and highlights a systematic failure to protect the poorest of the poor.

Clint Brink (Binnelanders), Ilse Klink (Stroomop, Isidingo), Elton Landrew (Suidooster, Dryfsand) and Russel Savadier (The Wild, Isidingo, Black Sails) can also be seen in the film.

This motion picture was produced in collaboration with M-Net, kykNET Films, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and The Moving Billboard Picture Company and is distributed by Filmfinity (Pty) Ltd. It is currently showing at the following cinemas:

SKT:
Bay West
Tygervalley
Cape Gate
N1 City
Blueroute
Somerset Mall
Parow
Promenade
Garden Route Mall
Maerua Mall – Windhoek
Mimosa Mall
Gateway
Ilanga Mall
Mooi Rivier
Brooklyn Mall
Kolonnade
Irene Mall
Rosebank Nouveau
Cresta
Vaal Mall
Southgate
East Rand Mall

NuMetro
Canal Walk
Grandwest Casino
Key West
Loch Logan
Menlyn Park
Worcester
Parkview

Independent
Epic Mall@Reds
Epic Northridge
Minimax Cine1/2 - Paarl
Movies@Monte

Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/lS_Ly1svS_M

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Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Die-Ellen-Pakkies-Storie-208819606253993/
Instagram: @ellenpakkies
Twitter: @EllenPakkies
Hashtags: #TheEllenPakkiesStory