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Spud (2010)




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Movie Info

It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school.


Critic Reviews for Spud

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

In a surprisingly strong performance, [John] Cleese puts a sharp spin on his portrayal as mentor to Spud [Troye Sivan], whose rites-of-passage journey avoids the usual cliches.

June 30, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A hugely entertaining coming-of-age tale, grounded in realism. Sivan's note-perfect portrayal of the diminutive hero is matched by a razor-sharp Cleese.

April 22, 2012 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

If there was satirical intent, it is leached from the film.

April 20, 2012 | Full Review…

I think largely because of the completely innocent-seeming performance of Troye Sivan, it won me over and I found myself actually quite moved by the end.

April 20, 2012 | Rating: 3.5/5

This is a film most will like - especially fans of last year's Submarine.

April 20, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

You and your kids will have seen it all before but, if you're looking for a less brutal take on the ordeals of adolescence than the one offered by The Hunger Games, this could work.

April 20, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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