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
WARNING-This movie may be hazardous to your sense of humour!
Did You Know?
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
According to the radio, Shirl was arrested after walking out of a chemist shop without paying for her developed photographs. The camera she used in the train was a Polaroid - no development would be needed. See more
There's only one sure thing in this life, and that's doubt. I think.