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Out of the Blue (I) (2006)

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Based on the Aramoana Massacre that occurred on 13 November and 14 November 1990. Resident David Gray, an unemployed gun collector, went on a rampage in which 13 people were shot dead, before Gray himself was shot by police.

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Ordinary people find extraordinary courage in the face of madness. On 13-14 November 1990 that madness came to Aramoana, a small New Zealand seaside village. It came in the form of a lone gunman with a high-powered semi-automatic rifle. As he stalked his victims the terrified and confused residents were trapped in the village for 24 hours while a handful of under-resourced and underarmed local policeman risked their lives trying to find him and save the survivors. By dawn 13 people lay dead. This is a true story. Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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From the last place on earth comes a true story of courage and survival.

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$728 (USA) (19 October 2007)

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Chris Cole is wearing a T-shirt that says: "Save our beach. Stop the smelter." This refers to the late 1970s proposal to build an aluminum smelter at Aramoana, which would have destroyed the township and threatened a local wildlife reserve, and met with a lot of resistance from residents. See more »

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When Guthrie is on the radio while driving to Aramoana he says David Gray is 37. Gray was 33 at the time. See more »

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Stu Guthrie: If you're approached by this person with an automatic weapon, you are to identify him. Call on him to surrender. If he doesn't, he has to be shot.
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Awesome Film
16 October 2006 | by (Dunedin , New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I went to see this film on the day it was released. WOW what a awesome movie very powerful true and deeply moving. The way they have filmed it is good and its not as graphic as I thought it would be. Everyone in NEw Zealand should see this film but it is not one I recommended you watch alone as it is very sad. The actors in the movie play there parts great they all gave it 100% . One of the actors in the film is personally known to me and for the young age he is played his role very well considering what the film is about. I give this movie 10 out of ten for everything . Its a must see film .

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