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Sweet 'n Short (1991)

A disgraced sports presenter falls victim to an accidental head trauma and slips into a coma. He awakens months later to find South Africa was not as he left it, he was now in the New South... See full summary »

Director:

Gray Hofmeyr

Writers:

Leon Schuster (screenplay), Gray Hofmeyr (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leon Schuster ... Sweet Coetzee
Casper de Vries ... George Weedle
Joanna Weinberg Joanna Weinberg ... Sandy Stewart
Alfred Ntombela Alfred Ntombela ... Alfred Short
Gerrit Schoonhoven Gerrit Schoonhoven ... Savage
Ivan D. Lucas Ivan D. Lucas ... Bossie
Gordon Edwards Gordon Edwards ... Doc
Rufus Swart Rufus Swart ... Longdrop Botha
Sean Higgs Sean Higgs ... Cowboys Scrumhalf
James Borthwick James Borthwick ... Shawn Raymond
Jamie Bartlett Jamie Bartlett ... Spookie Simpson
Hannes Muller Hannes Muller ... Cowboys Lock
Chris Olley Chris Olley ... Makulu Lock
Derik Giessing Derik Giessing ... Makulu Scrumhalf
Natalie Gamsu Natalie Gamsu ... Angel Weedle
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Storyline

A disgraced sports presenter falls victim to an accidental head trauma and slips into a coma. He awakens months later to find South Africa was not as he left it, he was now in the New South Africa and his multimillion Rand idea had been stolen from beneath him.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

South Africa

Language:

English | Afrikaans | Zulu

Release Date:

13 December 1991 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Dili-vízió See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In the beginning, Sweet Coetzee is celebrating his 40th birthday and he is actually that old in real life at the time. See more »

Soundtracks

New South African Anthem
Performed by Zamu Mbutho
Written by Wendy Oldfield
Produced by Garth Deacon
Published by Wendy O. Music
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Please, no!
21 October 2003 | by eru-77See all my reviews

I had this bad luck to see this movie on a bus when I was coming back from abroad. I was staring at it, and couldn't believe my own eyes - how could anyone create such a terrible thing??? Was it nineties or twenties?


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