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The Gods Must Be Crazy, 1980

The Gods Must Be Crazy
Starring: Marius Weyers
Directed by: Jamie Uys
Written by: Jamie Uys
Language:  English, Afrikaans, Ungwatsi
Country:  Botswana, South Africa
Runtime:  109 min
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The Gods Must Be Crazy can be described as humorous, feel good, and exciting. The plot revolves around culture clash, a "fish out of water", and disorder. Its comic aspect comes from slapstick humor and silly humor. The Gods Must Be Crazy's main genres are comedy and adventure. In terms of style, it has a road movie structure and includes a voice over. In approach, it is not serious and realistic. The Gods Must Be Crazy is set, at least in part, in the desert and in the wilderness. It is located in Africa. It takes place in the 1980s. The Gods Must Be Crazy has received attention for being a blockbuster, critically acclaimed, and an award winner. It is well suited for a family outing.

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A tribe of bushmen living in the Kalahari Desert find their peaceful, happy existence threatened when... more

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Language: English, Afrikaans, Ungwatsi
Country: Botswana, South Africa
Release date: 10 September 1980
Runtime: 109 min

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Marius Weyers Marius Weyers As Andrew Steyn
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The scenes with Xixo the bushman are fantastic, but the rest of the movie really drags. There's some broad slapstick thrown in here and there, but a lot of the humour hasn't aged well. Much more interesting is the special feature documentary on the...
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03.September.2010 |  by: Benjamin P McKenna
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