WFC Tonga: When the Man Went South

This is a really charming film. Thoroughly amusing.

I thought the dialogue was strangely like a sitcom set in New York, and it turns out that the director worked on the crew of The Nanny. Yes. Most of these lines could have been delivered by Fran Fine.

So… not completely, er, Tonga… nese?

But very entertaining.

When the Man Went South. Alex Bernstein. 2014. Tonga.

Tonga Mai Tai

  • 4 parts lime juice
  • 12 parts pineapple juice
  • 1 part orgeat syrup
  • 4 parts dark rum
  • 4 parts light rum
  • 4 parts Grand Marnier

Shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, a pineapple slice, and a paper umbrella.

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