Platteland, set to the biggest Afrikaans musical drama to date, when it opens on circuit next month. The soundtrack accompanying the release of the film is certain to be one of the year‟s top sellers. The soundtrack features 18 songs, some specially adapted and re-recorded for the film, as well as two bonus music videos.
The film tells the story of Riana van Niekerk (Lianie May) who is desperately fighting to save her family‟s farm from Mike Ferreira (Steve Hofmeyr). He has his own agenda and is determined to drive Riana from the land and seize her farm. When Dirk Pretorius (Bok van Blerk), a drifter with many secrets of his own, arrives in town, new alliances are formed and love blossoms in unexpected ways. Other big names appearing in the film and on the soundtrack include Jay and Karlien van Jaarsveld who play Mike Ferreira‟s children and Vaughan Gardiner who plays the role of Riana‟s brother Wian.