Year: 2010
Duration: 1h 43min
IMDb: 6.8
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Country: South Africa
<p>It&#39s South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it&#39s Spud Milton&#39s first year at an elite boys only private boarding school. John Milton is a boy from an ordinary background who wins a scholarship to a private school in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Surrounded by boys with nicknames like Gecko, Rambo, Rain Man and Mad Dog, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home. Along the way Spud takes his first tentative steps along the path to manhood. (The path it seems could be a rather long road). Spud is an only child. He is cursed with parents from well beyond the lunatic fringe and a senile granny. His dad is a fervent anti-communist who is paranoid that the family domestic worker is running a shebeen from her room at the back of the family home. His mom is a free spirit and a teenager&#39s worst nightmare, whether it&#39s shopping for Spud&#39s underwear in the local supermarket, or sneaking food into her handbag at ...</p>