Van Der Merwe
Van is a Boer farmer who lives on farm inherited after the death of his grandfather. He lives with his wife Suzette and son Klein Jan. When Suzette learns that their daughter Marike is getting engaged to an Englishman, George, it is met with shock. Van knows what his father, will think. That night, at an induction ceremony for Klein Jan, Van breaks the news to his family and his father demands that Van cancel the engagement due to his past rivalry between the Boers and the British.