Karate Kallie (2009)

An Afrikaans story about a chubby 17-year old (Kallie) who struggles to fit in in his new school. On top of that, luck has it that he falls in love with the school bully's sister.


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Complete credited cast:
Wynand van Vollenstee Wynand van Vollenstee ... Kallie Haasbroek
Leani Lerm Leani Lerm ... Annetjie Kotzé
Shaun Heath Shaun Heath ... Tjommie 1 (as Shaune Heath)
Ruan Smith Ruan Smith ... Tjommie 2
Petrus Harmse Petrus Harmse ... Frits Kotzé
Mike Smuts Mike Smuts ... Mike Haasbroek
Marga van Rooy Marga van Rooy ... Ma
Carmilla Mosavel Carmilla Mosavel ... Cherryl
Solomon Cupido Solomon Cupido ... Errol
Henrietta Gryffenberg Henrietta Gryffenberg ... Mevrou Kotzé
Richard van der Westhuizen Richard van der Westhuizen ... Karolis Kotzé
Marhette van Huyssteen Marhette van Huyssteen ... Juffrou de la Rey
Ben Kruger Ben Kruger ... Meneer Lessing
Soon Pretorius Soon Pretorius ... Himself


The traditional tale about the new kid on the block. Karate Kallie is the story about a chubby 17 year old school boy, Kallie. From the get go in the new town, Kallie realizes that he, and most certainly his family, don't really fit in all that well. Without a father figure around, and Kallie's low self-esteem, it is inevitable that trouble will arise in his new school. At least Kallie quickly establishes a friendship bond with a colored boy. Unfortunately this bond is not powerful enough to stop Kallie from being bullied by a fairly smaller, arrogant scholar, Frits. To make matters worse, Kallie falls in love with Frits's sister Annetjie, but will never have a taste of sweet love if he can't defend himself against Frits. Luckily for Kallie, his tow-truck driving older brother, Mike, whom is hooked on Kung-Fu movies, comes to the rescue. Mike is a bit of a racist, but the unthinkable happens and he also falls in love. With Kallie's new friend's sister! It might merely be the fact that... Written by Wimpie van der Merwe

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Plot Keywords:

afrikaans | girl | brother | kung fu | See All (4) »


Gee my jou brood... of ek skop jou dood.


Comedy | Romance

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Official Sites:

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South Africa



Release Date:

18 September 2009 (South Africa) See more »


Box Office


ZAR 1,300,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

New Trend Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR


Color | Color (PAL)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Did You Know?


The movie is a spin-off of a short film, which developed something of a cult following from its frequent airings on M-Net since 2007. The short film also received numerous awards at film festivals and has spread as far as the DRC, Tanzania and Afghanistan. See more »


Meneer Lessing: Trap uit my klas uit! Jy en daai gat-gabba van jou!
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