Spanning the tropical coastlines and vast sugarcane plantations of South Africa, The Cane Field Killings, a brand-new, gritty, and enthralling crime-dramafrom award-winning writer-creator, Rohan Dickson (The Wild) arrives on UK shores. This South African noir aired as Reyka in South Africa and is the first of its kind, delivering a fresh and unique perspective for audiences across the globe.
Led by a strong female protagonist played by Kim Engelbrecht (The Flash, Raised by Wolves) as Reyka, and a stand-out performance from lauded British actor Iain Glen (Game of Thrones, Resident Evil), The Cane Field Killings boasts high production values, dramatic, visually stunning landscapes, and memorable characters. This refreshing, remarkable thriller from director Zee Ntuli (Lokoza) is set for its DVD and digital release on 30 May from Acorn Media International following its run-on Channel 4.
Brilliant but broken criminal profiler, Reyka Gama (Kim Engelbrecht) returns to her beautiful hometown of KwaZulu-Natal to track down and bring to justice a rampant serial killer who has been violently murdering women, discarding their dead and burnt bodies in the sugarcanes, to be lost forever. But it soon becomes clear that Reyka’s reasons for returning to her homeland are far more complex than they first appeared, and she finds herself drawn back to the source of a nightmarish childhood trauma that continues to haunt her… a man named Angus Speelman (Iain Glen). But scratch beneath the surface, and you’lluncover dark and deadly secrets… Discover The Cane Field Killings – a gritty thriller like no other, that promises to grip viewers from the get-go.