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The Insatiable Moon (2010)

 -  Drama  -  4 March 2011 (UK)
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When Arthur, self-proclaimed son of God, sets off on a mission to find the Queen of Heaven, his world changes.

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Arthur
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Margaret
Ian Mune ...
Norm
Greg Johnson ...
Bob
Mick Innes ...
John
Jason Hoyte ...
Kevin
Sophie Hakaraia ...
Karen
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Penny
Don Linden ...
Wal
Lee Tuson ...
Pete
Robert McCulley ...
Sandy (as Rob McCulley)
Jimmy Vraniqi ...
Morrie
Grant McFarland ...
Taffy
Andrea Kelland ...
Bridget
Ray Woolf ...
Roger
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When Arthur, self-proclaimed son of God, sets off on a mission to find the Queen of Heaven, his world changes.

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Sometimes you have to let go and see where you end up

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Do you like that moon? I made it for you.
19 July 2010 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Could Arthur (Rawiri Paratene) really have been the second son of God? Most people missed the first one – and they said he was mad, too. But Arthur knew how to find the magic in the world.

Against all odds, Rosemary and Mike Riddell have inspired a passionate cast and crew to bring us an emotional, challenging and thought- provoking tale of a slice of life at the unfamiliar margins of New Zealand society. Unfamiliar … and yet we know these characters and this setting. We recognise the cafés and offices; we've met the real estate agent; we've stepped over the homeless guy in the doorway and heard the strange mutterings of the nutter down the street. This movie is grounded in familiar territory, but it asks many questions about the nature of the divine, the meaning of mental illness, and the power of community.

Paratene's is a stand out performance. He believes in himself, and we believe him too. While drawing deeply from the well of his Maori heritage, his is a universal character. Audiences everywhere will know him. Audiences everywhere will warm to this movie. Go see it.


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