Coming of age crime comedy set in 1930's New Zealand. Adaptation of the Ronald Hugh Morrieson novel.

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Heath Franklin ...
Mervyn Toebeck
Hayden Frost ...
Cedric Williamson
Tim Finn ...
Martin Williamson
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Maybelle
Edward Newborn ...
Detective Huggins
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Officer Dawson
Chad Mills ...
Blair Bramwell
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Margot Bramwell
Peter Mochrie ...
Vernon Bramwell
Carmel McGlone ...
Rita Zombroni
Hadleigh Walker ...
Ernie Fox
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Winker Sanderson
Tina Grenville-Cagwin ...
Granny Williamson
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Naïve teenager Cedric Williamson, conspires with two misfits to photograph and blackmail adulterous couples. When the scam goes wrong they end up with blood on their hands. Tortured by lust, roped into blackmail and possibly an accessory to murder, Cedric is in a predicament. Written by Anonymous

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Three misfits. One murder.

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A thoroughly entertaining 'kiwi' take on a great kiwi novel
22 July 2010 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Great to be taken on a good old fashioned, tongue in cheek, dark comedic ride.. Stand out performances from lead and support cast just add to the roller coaster!

Encouraging to once again see a New Zealand film designed and shot with the cinema screen in mind, a credit to all involved!

The film makers have obviously 'made the most' of their resources, Predicament definitely has a big picture feel

Yet another example of the brave 'can do' ingenuity from independent NZ film makers.

Fun to watch, having read the book!

Thoroughly enjoyable, thank you!


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