Interview with Etienne Fourie, the director of the film “Stiekyt”
"I wanted to do something that was unconventional, as unconventional as possible where I’m from" - Etienne Fourie
Tough circumstances place once successful actor James to moonlight at a drag club. Not only does the newcomer drag queen deal with his wife’s fury, but also gets involved in a crime scene. “Stiekyt” is a crime thriller with elements of drama that create a fascinating effect.
South African screenwriter and director Etienne Fourie is best known for his films "Die Windpomp" (2014), "Dis Koue Kos, Skat" (2016), "Liewe Kersfeesvader" (2017). In 2021 he won the SAFTA for Best Achievement in Directing TV Drama for “Tydelik Terminaal” (2020). Before creating “Stiekyt” Etienne made two different storylines which he joined into one whole.