When husband and wife, Jack (Hofmeyr) and Coleen (Hillebrand), decide to murder an elderly Dutch immigrant to get their hands on his European pension, they need a willing accomplice. They decide that Coleen will use her charm in their favour to try and convince Jack’s brother, Eric, to assist them.
Completely smitten with his brother’s wife, Eric falls for their plan and before long the three find themselves at the scene of a murder with a body they have to get rid of.
As usual, Jack comes up with a plan: they’ll take the body to a riverside holiday resort and feed the body to the crocodiles investing the river. However, the only way to transport the old man there is to cut him up and squeeze him into three suitcases.
Having done that, the three catch a train and set off on their journey. Everything seems to go according to plan until a bloody trail from a leaking suitcase and a determined detective ruin their adventure.
Now, under threat of prosecution, their friendship is put to a test. Three people, three motives – who’ll win? Greed, Lust or perhaps Revenge?
This has got to be the finest local film ever. For once, a local story can be taken abroad without it completely losing context. The film, driven by writer and director, Clive Morris’ passion and ambition is a tremendous success – notwithstanding its small budget. It manages to marry great acting, a good script and excellent photography to form a film one can feel proud of. One can only hope that this indicates the beginning of something big rather than simply being something big in itself!
It’s a remarkable film!