Vaselinetjie, a white girl is raised by her loving brown grandparents in a remote rural village. When the welfare finds out that she is not their biological grandchild, they send her to an orphanage in the far away city of Johannesburg.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole Bond ... Young Vaselinetjie
Marguerite van Eeden ... Older Vaselinetjie
Shaleen Surtie-Richards ... Grandma Kitta
Royston Stoffels ... Grandpa Simon
Ashley Hawla ... Younger Texan
Arno Greeff ... Older Texan
Anchen du Plessis ... Younger Killer
Elzet Nel ... Older Killer
Daniah De Villiers ... Younger Pizzaface
Elani Dekker ... Older Pizzaface
Rowan-Raine Pretorius ... Younger Albie
Marise Loots ... Older Albie
Melita Steyn ... Loeloe
Zack Mtombeni ... Brutus
David Mello ... Mr. Kedibone
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Vaselinetjie, a white girl is raised by her loving brown grandparents in a remote rural village. When the welfare finds out that she is not their biological grandchild, they send her to an orphanage in the far away city of Johannesburg.

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The film is based on the acclaimed novel, "Vaselinetjie" and its English title "My Name is Vaselinetjie". It has won the Rapport/ Jan Rabie Award, Mnet award and ATKV Award. See more »

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Pointless Movie
27 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

The acting is good, but there is no point to the story. The story line is very weak. It does nothing for race relations in South Africa.

There is no clear message in the film. Character growth very slow. It only gets rushed off at the end.

No hope, no nothing. Don't waste 2 hours and money for tickets.


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