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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole Bond Nicole Bond ... Young Vaselinetjie
Marguerite van Eeden Marguerite van Eeden ... Older Vaselinetjie
Shaleen Surtie-Richards Shaleen Surtie-Richards ... Grandma Kitta
Royston Stoffels Royston Stoffels ... Grandpa Simon
Ashley Hawla Ashley Hawla ... Younger Texan
Arno Greeff Arno Greeff ... Older Texan
Anchen du Plessis Anchen du Plessis ... Younger Killer
Elzet Nel Elzet Nel ... Older Killer
Daniah De Villiers ... Younger Pizzaface
Elani Dekker Elani Dekker ... Older Pizzaface
Rowan-Raine Pretorius Rowan-Raine Pretorius ... Younger Albie
Marise Loots Marise Loots ... Older Albie
Melita Steyn Melita Steyn ... Loeloe
Zack Mtombeni Zack Mtombeni ... Brutus
David Mello 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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Country:

South Africa

Language:

Afrikaans | English

Release Date:

22 September 2017 (South Africa) See more »

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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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Dissapointed
1 December 2018 | by kevroelfzeSee all my reviews

This movie is about a white girl who was raised by coloured parents but ......she speaks like a normal white south african ..... i think the actress and director hit a big fat miss it just ruined the rest of the movie to which there was no point. I always ask myself what can be learned from a movie. Its quite hard when the essence is missing


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