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Schuks Tshabalala (Leon Schuster) and his sidekick, Shorty (Alfred Ntombela), are tasked with making a movie to promote tourism to South Africa. Instead this is a comedy loaded with pranks and zany dialogue.
It's refreshing to see an Afrikaans film being better and funnier than it's American counter-parts. All Afrikaaners will be familiar with comedian Leon Schuster's work (particularly "You must be Joking") and he plays his character with his usual gusto and madness. The film is hilarious, proving that a juvenile sense of humor doesn't have to be bad thing (especially during the toilet scene). It's a fantastic movie with a great cast, inevitably overwhelmed by Schuster .
Obviously not everyone will be able to get the South African humor, or indeed, some of the stronger accents, and some could accuse the movie of going for cheap laughs and being unoriginal. But with a that said it still manages to blow most comedies out of the water. And besides, what's wrong with recycling some jokes if you do them better than they ever were in the first play. Hopefully this will help gain the South African film industry some momentum, but if it doesn't, well then we still get a cool movie out of it!
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