GenreComedy, War ScreenplayCor Nortje, Johan Coetzee CountrySouth Africa
Release date1984 WriterJohan Coetzee, Cor Nortje CastArnold Vosloo (Boetie van Tonder), Eric Nobbs (Corp. Botes), Frank Dankert (Dampies Ball), Kelsey Middleton (Jenny Ball), Janie du Plessis (Elize), Kerneels Coertzen (Davel) Similar moviesRelated Regardt van den Bergh movies
Boetie gaan border toe
Boetie Gaan Border Toe is a 1984 satire film set during the South African Border War. The film was directed by Regardt van den Bergh, and stars Arnold Vosloo, Frank Dankert and Frank Opperman. Production was assisted by the South African Defence Force.
Boetie van Tonder, a young Afrikaner, faces conscription into the South African military. Although initially determined to resist national service and defy instruction, he quickly finds comfort in the company of his fellow conscripts as they weather the harshness of basic training and their subsequent deployment to the Angolan border.