The God’s Must Be Crazy



The Gods Must be Crazy

“Kalahari bushman Xi (played by genuine bushman N!xau) is as surprised as the rest of his tibe when a Coke bottle, thrown from a passing plane, lands in the middle of their village. This “gift from the gods” proves to be a mixed blessing……….. To keep peace in the village, Xi is assigned to take the bottle to “the end of the earth” ………. and throw it back to the gods.Ā ……………… This Botswanian comedy/melodrama was directed by Jamie Uys, who had helmed dozens of films before Gods and would make many more afterwards. Originally slated for limited domestic distribution in 1982, Gods Must Be Crazy was picked up for American consumption by 20th Century-Fox in 1984. Within a few weeks, “word of mouth” transformed Gods into the biggest foreign box office hit ever released in the U.S. ………………”

8 comments on “The God’s Must Be Crazy

  1. WordsFallFromMyEyes says:

    I loved this movie – thanks for reminding me. Made me smile šŸ™‚


  2. bdh63 says:

    This is a great movie, loved it! What a great memory.


  3. Genie says:

    That is one of my favourite movies of all time. Iv’e watched it at least 5 times too.



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