Stander

Stander

Director: Bronwen Hughes Cast: Thomas Jane, Dexter Fletcher, David Patrick O'Hara

DVD

Overview

A lawman fed up with the corruption in Apartheid-era South Africa takes to robbing banks in this gritty crime drama from writer/director Bronwen Hughes. The title Stander refers to Andre Stander (Thomas Jane), an ambitious second-generation policeman whose strategies and experience make him the perfect candidate for commander. But when the privileged Stander is chosen to direct the police force against a brutal, majority-led uprising in Soweto, he becomes so disgusted with his actions that he decides to undermine his own authority as an officer. His means for doing so is to moonlight as a bank robber, partly out of disgust for the force and partly as an adrenalin-fueled act of deception. After pulling more than two dozen heists, Stander is caught -- but it isn't long before he breaks out of jail, and fortified by two hardened-criminal pals, Patrick (Dexter Fletcher) and Allan (David Patrick O'Hara), he resumes his anti-authoritarian crime sprees. Stander premiered at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/21/2004
UPC: 0043396087903
Original Release: 2003
Rating: R
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:56:00

Special Features

Director commentary; Deleted scenes; Anatomy of a Scene; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Thomas Jane Andre Stander
Dexter Fletcher Lee McCall
David Patrick O'Hara Allan Heyl
Deborah Kara Unger Bekkie Stander
Ashley Taylor Cor Van Deventer
Marius Weyers General Stander

Technical Credits
Bronwen Hughes Director,Screenwriter
David E. Allen Executive Producer
Campbell Askew Sound/Sound Designer
Jim Boyle Sound/Sound Designer
Izidore Codron Executive Producer
Lester Cohen Production Designer
Jan Fantl Executive Producer
Free Association Score Composer
Jess Hall Cinematographer
Steve Hilton Score Composer
Darion Hing Costumes/Costume Designer
David Holmes Score Composer
Frank Hübner Executive Producer
Robert Ivison Editor
Martin F. Katz Producer
Nico Louw Sound/Sound Designer
Steven Markoff Executive Producer
James Meadon Sound/Sound Designer
Janet Meintjies Casting
Simon Rees Set Decoration/Design
Chris Roland Producer
Christa Schamburger Casting
Bima Stagg Co-producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Guy Travers Asst. Director
Julia Verdin Producer
Emelia Weavind Art Director

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles [2:16]
2. Good Fortune [5:28]
3. Release Mandela [4:32]
4. You Have Been Warned [6:17]
5. A Career Decision [5:07]
6. Letting Off Some Steam [5:40]
7. Any Description? [5:19]
8. What Took You so Long? [4:59]
9. 32 Years [5:26]
10. Elaborate Escape [5:55]
11. Back in Business [7:06]
12. Remember Us? [5:01]
13. Graduated to Task Force [6:58]
14. 2 Choices [4:58]
15. A Perfect Ending? [2:37]
16. Right a Wrong [1:12]
17. Surrounded [5:57]
18. I'll See You in Hell [6:59]
19. False Alarm [5:09]
20. Good to Hear From You [3:37]
21. Last Stand [3:38]
22. End Titles [3:04]

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