Ellen: The Story of Ellen Pakkies

2018123 minNC-17

Based on true events, Ellen tells of the troubled relationship between a mother and her drug-addicted son - a relationship that will eventually drive her to the edge and lead to his murder.

Cast & Crew

Clint Brink

Adrian Samuels

Jarrid Geduld

Abie Pakkies

Ilse Klink

Judge. Von Dheman

Elton Landrew

Odneal Pakkies

Jill Levenberg

Ellen Pakkies

Hurman Louw

Police Constable

Russel Savadier

Martin Yodaiken

Grant Swanby

Pastor Abrahams

Liande Valentyn

Constable Jones





Zenn van Zyl



Details of Movie

Country South Africa
Original Language Afrikaans English
Budget $650,000 (estimated)
Revenue $416,835
Production Company Moving Billboard Picture Company
Distribution Ster-Kinekor Films (2018) (South Africa) (theatrical)
Camera Used Sony CineAlta PMW-F55 Sony PXW-FS7 35mm Cooke Speed Panchro and Angenieux HR Lenses

Fun Facts of Movie

Based on a true story

The Real-Life Ellen gave some input into the script and also helped recreate some scenes for the movie, which were also shot in her Lavender Hill home, where she still lives.

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