The Gods Must Be Crazy, 1980






The Gods Must Be Crazy is a 1980s South African slapstick comedy adventure film; about a Kalahari Desert Bushman hunter gatherer (who speaks a click language); he journeys to "the end of the earth" to get rid of a Coca-Cola bottle that fell from the sky; he encounters civilisation for the first time, meeting a bumbling biologist/scientist and his troublesome Land Rover, and guerrilla warriors who kidnap a teacher and her pupils 

Shockadelic rating: Recommended

Contributors: Jamie Uys, Nǃxau, Sandra Prinsloo, Marius Weyers, Louw Verwey, Michael Thys, Paddy O'Byrne, John Boshoff 

Sequels: The Gods Must Be Crazy II, 1989
Crazy Safari (The Gods Must Be Crazy III), 1991
Crazy Hong Kong (The Gods Must Be Crazy IV), 1993
The Gods Must Be Funny in China (The Gods Must Be Crazy V), 1994

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