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Bunny Chow: Know Thyself (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 21 March 2008 (UK)
Three comedians and a weird guy named Cope embark on a raucous weekend journey to Oppikoppi, South Africa's biggest rock festival. The guys slip out of the city for a few dusty and ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Kibuuka David Kibuuka ... Dave
Kim Engelbrecht ... Kim
Kagiso Lediga ... Kagiso 'Kags'
Joey Rasdien Joey Rasdien ... Joey
Jason Cope ... Cope
Keren Neumann Keren Neumann ... Carla
Salah Sabiti Salah Sabiti ... Salah
Angela Chow Angela Chow ... Angela
David Kau David Kau ... Comedy MC
Andy 'Admiral' Kasrils Andy 'Admiral' Kasrils ... Lesh Kaminsky
Danny K Danny K ... Danny
Darlington Michaels Darlington Michaels ... Bra Ben
Tiisetso Sefatsa Tiisetso Sefatsa ... Tiisetso
Jakkie Groenewald Jakkie Groenewald ... Pub Owner
Charlene Karen Hayes Charlene Karen Hayes ... Pub Owner's Wife


Three comedians and a weird guy named Cope embark on a raucous weekend journey to Oppikoppi, South Africa's biggest rock festival. The guys slip out of the city for a few dusty and increasingly absurd days with hopes of mass debauchery, drugs, rampant sex, true love and conquering the comedy stages, but they get a bit more than they bargained for. Written by Anonymous

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21 March 2008 (UK) See more »

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Nyúlpörkölt See more »

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Culinan, South Africa See more »


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An apolitical, realistic and incredibly funny portrayal of life in Johannesburg
11 March 2007 | by zeelieSee all my reviews

Most movies made regarding South Africa all centre on the old themes: Apartheid, HIV/AIDS, poverty, the African condition, etc. Bunny Chow, on the other hand, is about absolutely none of these things. It is just a movie, and as in all good movies, theme is subservient to character. What it does show is a few case studies on the new generation of South Africans, who can speak openly about contentious issues such as race in an atmosphere of mutual acceptance an even fascination.

Most importantly, though, is that it is funny. Really funny. Some of the dialogue is absolutely hilarious. Another surprise is the cinematography. Every image and motion bursts with originality. Shot completely in black and white, this comedy has a seriousness that in the end turns Bunny Chow into a pleasure to consider

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