Cutting The Darkness

Jonathan Pienaar and Paulo Areal Film

  • Ticket Price: R25.00
  • Duration: 30mins
  • Age Recommendation: 14+
  • Genre: Theatre
  • Language: English

From the maker of Ellen Pakkies and starring Jonathan Pienaar.
Cannibalism? Or is there no greater gift than to offer yourself to another? I demand your judgement…

Two men
One script
Five cameras

In just one moment in time this film will take you on a journey you will never forget. You will be faced with a choice and a chance to question and pass your own judgement, but only once your boundaries, your beliefs, your humanity and your soul have been challenged.”

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Starring Jonathan Pienaar
Exec producer Jonathan Pienaar
Edited by Paulo Areal


Jonathan Pienaar is living legend of theatre and film in South Africa. His illustrious career in theatre spanned many genre over many years, appearing in one man shows, stand-up comedy, Shakespeare, dramas, musicals, writing music, lyrics and plays for many theatre productions, most recently touring Kuele by FlamenKhoi and La Familia Flamenca.

Jonathan Pienaar took to the screen in 1984 and is a household name in TV productions as well as a national and international movie star, appearing in films such as; Skin, Dollars and White Pipes, Venus Noire, Blood Diamond, Lord Jones is Dead, etc. He is currently appearing in Warrior on Cinemax, Troy Fall of a City, Netflix and Deutschland 86, Channel 4 and Sundance television., IMDB Jonathan Pienaar