The film is a comedy about a shy farmer named Hans Botha who is asked to pick up a young school teacher named Martie du Toit. When Hans arrives at the bus stop to pick up Martie he is ... See full summary »

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The film is a comedy about a shy farmer named Hans Botha who is asked to pick up a young school teacher named Martie du Toit. When Hans arrives at the bus stop to pick up Martie he is completely dumbstruck by her beauty and only able to say the phrases, "It looks like rain." and "It was an accident." The two experience many difficulties along the way; mostly due to Hans' ancient car.

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8 November 1951 (South Africa)  »

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Far Away in the Bushveld  »

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Believed to be South Africa's first colour film. See more »

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