Director: Oliver Schmitz
Writer: Chris Marnewick, Brian Cox
Stars: Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan, Inge Beckmann, Mbulelo Grootboom, Brett Williams
Countries: South Africa, United States, Germany
SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS follows a jaded lawyer, John Weber (Steve Coogan), who takes on a seemingly hopeless multiple murder case and uncovers scandalous shortcomings in South Africa’s capital punishment system as he mounts a defense for a prison guard traumatized by the executions he took part in.