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Goodbye Pork Pie (1981)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  January 1984 (USA)
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Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Barry ...
John
Kelly Johnson ...
Gerry Austin
Claire Oberman ...
Shirl
Shirley Gruar ...
Sue
Bruno Lawrence ...
Mulvaney
Stephen Tozer ...
Traffic Cop
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Snout
Frances Edmond ...
Annette
Don Selwyn ...
Kaitaia Policeman
Clyde Scott ...
Traffic Cop
Ian Watkin ...
Father in Car
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Police Driver
Jackie Lowitt ...
Leslie Morris
Shirley Dunn ...
Rental Girl
Paki Cherrington ...
Taxi Driver
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Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no transport and needs a ride. Together with the little mini that Gerry names "Pork Pie", they hit the road to travel the length of the country. Their high speed exploits earn them the name "the Blondini gang". The police, however take a dim view of this and make it their mission in life to stop the Blondini boys from reaching their destination. Written by Evan Yates

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According to a piece Geoff Murphy wrote for "Film In Aoteara New Zealand", it would have cost too much to get stunt drivers out for the shot of a police car flying off a bank and into a lake, so Murphy himself was the driver of the car for this shot. See more »

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We don't see how they get the Mini back off the train. See more »

Quotes

Mulvaney: There's only one sure thing in this life, Blondini, and that's doubt. I think.
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Dated but excellent anarchistic New Zealand road movie
4 November 1999 | by (Wellington, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Goodbye Pork Pie is one of my favourite movies, mainly because it covers everything about road trips, hitch-hiking and hassles with the law in New Zealand. Kiwi's get a real kick from GBPP because it's a hoot to see the old police cars, the chases in Wellington CBD, the dope smoking, the small "in" jokes about how New Zealanders see each other. You might have trouble finding in in NTSC f


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