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A small South African town hides some chilling secrets in this twisty crime drama that’s already being called a “masterpiece”.

When the bodies of six children are found in the backwater forests of Donkerbos, Limpopo, an ostracised detective (multi-award-winner Erica Wessels from Dwaalster and i am ALL GIRLS) must wrestle with her dark past, her family and a distrustful community to catch the killer before another child is taken.

Written and directed by Nico Scheepers (Nêrens, Noord-Kaap), the 18LSVN series is produced by Nagvlug Films (2022 SAFTA winner Nêrens, Noord-Kaap, 2022 SAFTA nominee Skemerdans, and 2022 Oscar entry Barakat). 

The series also stars Sanda Shandu, Thoko Ntshinga as cops assisting on the headline-grabbing case, as well as Silwerskermfees winners Jacques Bessenger (Fynskrif), Stian Bam (The Story of Racheltjie de Beer), Aphiwe Sithole (Poppie Nongena), Carel Nel (Gaia) and Rolanda Marais (Trackers), multi-award winners Wilhelm van der Walt (Fynskrif) and Leandie Du Randt (Meisies Wat Fluit), Fleur du Cap winner Nicole Holm (Fynskrif), along with Nicola Hanekom (Faan se Trein), Caleb Payne (Good Life), Edwin van der Walt (Troukoors) and newcomers Steph van der Merwe and Marko Vorster. 

All eight episodes are ready to binge-watch, exclusive to Showmax.