An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.
This affectionate documentary examines the turbulent partnership of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, the double act that re-defined the comedy genre. It follows their beginnings in London's ... See full summary »
Based on the book: 'The Plot to Subvert Wartime New Zealand' by Hugh Price A true story. 1942. New Zealand is at war. Times are desperate. The Japanese invasion seems imminent. At this ... See full summary »
In April 1980, armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage. Over the next six days a tense standoff took place, all the while a group of ... See full summary »
A young man from a rural area is on the brink of success in the big city, but it all falls apart and he returns to his small home town, to his family and friends who all think he's a hero. ... See full summary »
Living in Mt. Roskill, Auckland, Nana Maria struggles to get her grandchildren together for a traditional Fijian feast in which she means to name her successor as Matriarch. Film runs over about a 18 hour or so period of time. Written by
another great kiwi film, how do they do it?? a small country with not a big budget for films even after lotr and peter jackson.
No.2 is rich story telling, beautifully flawed relationships, raw and real, funny and cheeky.
new zealand film makers have set such high standards in telling their stories, i have yet to see it trickle through to Australian film making
although australians are good at making Hollywood movies- but movies
that capture the worlds attention and respect far and few between. like once were warriors couldn't be copied and wasn't from kiwi genre point of view neither should the castle and its characters be rewrote and reworked and remade over and over. let the writers write- not all writers should have to direct to see their work made with integrity.
see this movie- No.2
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