The Gods Must Be Crazy Movie Review Summary

Actors: Marius Weyers, Sandra Prinsloo

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THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY is a comedy written and directed by Jamie Uys in 1980.
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When a bottle of cola lands in the middle of a Bushman tribe, life quickly changes for the worst. Xixo decides to bring the bottle back to the Gods, believed to be the ones responsible for its arrival. The Bushman, for the first time in his life, will meet strangers and civilization.

Meanwhile, Andrew the scientist falls in love with the local teacher and will have to save her from the hands of mean terrorists that have kidnapped the students.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   primitive person living in civilization Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Black    -   Africans in Africa How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's


Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa Desert?    -   Yes Prairie?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   None

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