“The producers were looking for a director for the movie the project was already in the pipeline. I was very reluctant to do it but the producers were very persistent,” Joshua said.
Pakkies, who killed her drug addict son Abie in 2007, suffered an abusive life at his hands.
She strangled him to death.
Pakkies was sentenced to three years of community service. During this time she became a community leader who dedicated her life to the fight against drug abuse.