Jozi

Screwing up can be addictive


Jozi
A struggling comedy writer is headed for the skids, and gets involved in hard drugs in a misguided attempt to sort out his life. His friends persuade him to go to rehab, which proves to be quite an experience. When he gets out, he eventually gets a job writing a sitcom, which turns to be a challenge. Things go from bad to worse and he starts talking to his fictional characters. To cap it all, his doper buddy from rehab arrives looking for a place to stay. He decides to explore the streets for a while to regain his sanity, with the help of the charming Brenda ...

111 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Drug abuse).
Comedy.

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The itchy spot is just a bit left.
The itchy spot is just a bit left.

Credits

Cast
Carl Beukes, Lionel Newton, Nick Boraine, Moshoi Moshegwa, Jena Dover, Lindiwi Matshikiza
Director
Craig Freimond
ScreenplayCraig Freimond
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributorUIP
Made in2010
Produced byVideovision Entertainment, Distant Horizon, Coral Films, T.O.M. Picturesm The National Film & Video Foundation of South Africa

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageModerate to strong
NudityOne brief mild scene, non-sexual context
SexNone
ViolenceVery low impact, infrequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseFairly frequent, as a theme
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconCity life a no-no for comic's mojo
10
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconKomedie klop van lewe en humour
15

Average .. 63%

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