Sneak preview – ‘Spud 3’
Meet Troye Sivan, Caspar Lee and other ‘Spud 3’ cast members at Nelson Mandela Square on 15 Nov at 17h00; see the film with them at 20h00.
As Spud Milton continues his diabolical stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life’s most important lessons: when dealing with women and cretins, nothing is ever quite as it seems. ‘I’m practically a man in most areas,’ writes Spud confidently on his sixteenth birthday.
The year is 1992 and, as always in South Africa, radical change is in the air. The country may be on the bumpy road to an uncomfortable redemption, but Spud Milton is hoping for a smooth ride as he returns to boarding school as a senior.
Instead, he discovers that his vindictive arch enemy is back to taunt him and that a garrulous Malawian has taken residence in his dormitory, along with the regular inmates and misfits he calls friends.
Spud’s world has never seemed less certain; he attempts to master Shakespeare, wrestles constantly with God and the power of negative thinking, and develops an aversion to fried fish after a shocking discovery about his grandmother, Wombat. Spud – Learning to Fly transports the reader on an authentic tragicomic journey, deep into the sublime and ridiculous world of being a teenager.
Opens at Ster Kinekor cinemas countrywide on Friday 28 November.
Special sneak preview: Meet Troye Sivan, Caspar Lee and other members of the cast of ‘Spud 3: Learning to Fly’ at Nelson Mandela Square on Saturday 15 November from 17h00 to 18h00, and see the film with the cast at 20h00. Book now – limited seats available.
Where: Ster KIinekor, Sandton City