Scarfies

1999
90min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Six students discover crime should be left to criminals.

A guide to student life:

SCARFIES/; scarf-ees/ n. - local slang for students at Otago University. Dunedin - Southernmost University in the world.
DUNEDIN/; dunnee-din/ n. - University town in New Zealand. Home of the guitar-based 'Dunedin sound', the legendary Otago rugby team and 16,000 scarfies.
SQUAT/; skwat/ n&v. - An abandoned house coveted by the financially challenged (ie. poor scarfies). Attractions: Free rent; free power; freedom.
MARIJUANA/; marawana/n. - An illicit substance found growing in the basement of a certain Dunedin squat.
DEAL/; de-el/n. - An illegal way to make money from above substance.
CHAOS/; K-os/n. - What happens when five cash-strapped scarfies become amateur drug lords for a week.
LESSON/; less-on/n - That crime should be left to criminals.

Status: 
Released, Remastered, DCP available
Genre: 
Comedy, Thriller

Credits:

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Festival/Awards: 
New Zealand Film Festival; Sundance; Edinburgh
Technical information: 
Colour, 35mm, Dolby

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