Six Otago Uni students discover crime should be left to criminals in this classic comedy. The following is both a... More
Six Otago Uni students discover crime should be left to criminals in this classic comedy. The following is both a guide to student life and a handy insight into the film's plot...
SCARFIES - local slang for students at Otago University, Dunedin.
DUNEDIN - home of the guitar-based 'Dunedin sound', the legendary Otago rugby team and 16,000 scarfies.
SQUAT - an abandoned house coveted by the financially challenged.
MARIJUANA - an illicit substance found growing in the basement of a certain Dunedin squat.
DEAL - an illegal way to make money from above substance.
CHAOS - what happens when five cash-strapped scarfies become amateur drug lords for a week.
LESSON - that crime should be left to criminals.
The first feature from Rob Sarkies (Out of the Blue), starring a young Taika Waititi.
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- Award winner
- Winner of six awards, including Best Film, at the New Zealand Film and TV Awards 2000.
- R16, Violence & offensive language
- Comedy, Thriller
- Country of origin
- New Zealand