Moffie (2019) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Moffie

Oliver Hermanus, 2019

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Moffie
André Carl van der Merwe, 2006

Moffie is a movie directed by Oliver Hermanus in 2019 and based on the book of the same name by André Carl van der Merwe, first published in 2006. The movie features Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers, Hilton Pelser, Shaun Chad Smit, Stefan Vermaak, Matthew Vey, and others.

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RATING

6.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: Moffie (Oliver Hermanus, 2019)

8.5

/ 10

Book Cover: Moffie (André Carl van der Merwe, 2006)

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Storyline

The story of a gay teenager completing his compulsory military service in 1981 with the South African Defence Force on the border with Angola. All fit South African white males between 17-60 must complete two years of mandatory military service conducting incursions into Angola followed by annual Commando camps, both training and operational.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Moffie, the 2019 movie by Oliver Hermanus

Year

2019

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.80

Source: IMDb

Movie

Moffie

Country: South Africa

Year: 2019

Length: 1h44m

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Cover of Moffie, the 2006 book by André Carl van der Merwe

Year

2006

Pages

314

Book Rate

8.52

S: Goodreads

Book

Moffie

Country: South Africa

First published in: 2006

Length: 314 pages

Genre: Biography

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Poster of Moffie, the 2019 movie by Oliver Hermanus

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Moffie, the 2019 movie by Oliver Hermanus

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Moffie, the 2006 book by André Carl van der Merwe

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