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Stander is a Sud africain film of genre Drama directed by Bronwen Hughes released in USA on 1 january 2003 with Thomas Jane

Stander (2003)

Stander
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Released in USA 1 january 2003
Length 1h56
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Action,    Crime
Rating71% 3.5973653.5973653.5973653.5973653.597365

Stander is a 2003 biographical film about Captain André Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber, starring Thomas Jane who initially turned down the role. The filmmakers were able to talk to Allan Heyl, one of Andre Stander's accomplices who was still in prison; Cor van Deventer, his police partner; and the warden of the prison where Andre was incarcerated.

Synopsis

Andre Stander is an officer with the South African Police, newly married with a reputation as the youngest captain on the force, he and his partner are assigned along with other officers to riot duty in the wake of the Soweto uprising. In the chaos of one of the riots in Tembisa, Stander shoots a young, unarmed protester, which deeply affects him and causes him to become disillusioned towards the Apartheid system. One day on his lunch break Stander decides to spontaneously walk in and rob a bank, he thoroughly enjoys the rush and decides to embark on a spree of robberies, even responding to one in official capacity as an officer. In the wake of these robberies, Cor Van Deventer, Stander's partner, leads a team assigned to take down the new bank robber. Eventually being able to see through Stander's disguises, Deventer's team finally makes the arrest, Andre Stander is stripped of his position and sentenced to 32 years in prison.

Actors

Thomas Jane

(Andre Stander)
Deborah Kara Unger

(Bekkie Stander)
David O'Hara

(Allan Heyl)
Dexter Fletcher

(Lee McCall)
Marius Weyers

(General Stander)
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