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The Price of Milk (2000)

New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But ... See full summary »

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Rob
Willa O'Neill ...
Drosophila
Michael Lawrence ...
Bernie
Rangi Motu ...
Auntie
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Nephew
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Ray Bishop ...
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Toi Iti ...
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Bobby Tau ...
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Luke Hiki ...
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Michael Sweeney ...
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Tahuna Minhinnick ...
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Hiku Minhinnick ...
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Karaka Taupa ...
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New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while driving a lonely road, she has a run-in with an older woman that sets off a chain of events that begins with her quilt being stolen. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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A man, a woman, and 117 cows.


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Rated PG-13 for drug use and sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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1 March 2001 (New Zealand)  »

Also Known As:

Cena mleka  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,027 (USA) (16 February 2001)

Gross:

$111,124 (USA) (20 July 2001)
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Goofs

Early in the film, while Lucinda is chopping wood, you hear the chop of the axe before she completes her swing. See more »

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After the end credits, another shot of quilt appears and then fades out. See more »

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The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
From "Scheherazade"
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (as Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov)
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woman provokes man, milk business threatened
19 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is definitely the strangest I've seen in a long time. But it made me laugh. A lot. In a slightly ironic matter (as in, oh my god, what an art school movie). I'm not sure if that was the original intent of the writer/director, but I enjoyed it. On the downside, it can get a bit long sometimes and I think could have been edited a little better, i.e., cutting short some scenes, and at times Lucinda's character seems unrealistic and even downright stupid. But the payoff is some hilariously absurd scenes and concepts--my favorite was the dog in the box. I'd recommend this movie, but don't go into it expecting something breathtaking. It's first and foremost absurdist.


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