Poster for Scarfies

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. More

The first feature from Rob Sarkies (Out of the Blue), starring a young Taika Waititi.

1999Rating: R16, Violence & offensive language94 minsNew Zealand

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Scarfies | Awards

Award Winner
Winner of six awards, including Best Film, at the New Zealand Film and TV Awards 2000.

Scarfies | Release Details

Scarfies is available to stream in New Zealand now on NZ Film On Demand and Academy On Demand.