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Writer:
Nick Ward (written by)
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Release Date:
24 February 2011 (New Zealand) See more »
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Plot:
Doug (Rhys Darby) thinks he has the perfect life and is stunned when long term girlfriend Susan (Faye Smythe) dumps him... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
5 nominations See more »
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User Reviews:
A kiwi love story with lots of funny bits See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Paul Murphy 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Nick Ward  written by

Produced by
Alan Harris .... producer
Ian Hutchinson .... executive producer
Matthew Metcalfe .... producer
Judith Trye .... line producer
Karl Zohrab .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
David Donaldson 
Plan 9 
 
Cinematography by
Alun Bollinger 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Plummer 
 
Casting by
Tina Cleary 
Daniel Hubbard 
 
Production Design by
Andrew McAlpine 
 
Costume Design by
Kirsty Cameron 
 
Makeup Department
Denise Kum .... makeup designer
 
Production Management
Karl Zohrab .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kendall Finlayson .... third assistant director
Liz Tan .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Daniel Birt .... art director: second unit
Simon Clentworth .... puppeteer/art runner
Rosie Guthrie .... property master (as Rose Guthrie)
David Kolff .... leadman
Greg Long .... carpenter
Jenny Morgan .... art department coordinator
Thomas Salpietro .... assistant set dresser
 
Sound Department
Amy Barber .... foley artist
Will Best .... adr recordist
Jonathan Bruce .... foley editor
Tim Chaproniere .... assistant re-recording mixer
Matt Cuirc .... boom operator
Richard Flynn .... sound mixer
Michael Hedges .... sound re-recording mixer
Gilbert Lake .... sound re-recording mixer
Matthew Lambourn .... sound effects editor
Beauxregard Neylon .... adr mixer
Tim Prebble .... sound designer
Morgan Samuel .... assistant dialogue editor
 
Special Effects by
Sven Harens .... special effects floor supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
James Corden .... flame / inferno artist
Paul Dickson .... visual effects
Oliver Faldo .... compositor
Adam Kelway .... compositor
Kathryn Raphael .... visual effects coordinator (as Kath Raphael)
Matt Westbrooke .... compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gareth Daley .... digital camera technician
Ants Farrell .... electrician
Ants Farrell .... second unit: lighting best boy
George Hennah .... first assistant camera
Rob Marsh .... director of photography: second unit
Blair Monk .... aerial cinematographer
Todd Nevill .... best boy grip
Kerry Peck .... lighting technician
James Rua .... second assistant camera
Christopher Rudkin .... video assist operator: second unit
David Sargison .... lighting technician
Bradford Wood .... hd video assist operator
 
Casting Department
Tina Cleary .... casting
Gemma Sykes .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sian Evans .... costume supervisor
Emma Ransley .... intern
 
Editorial Department
Tracey Brown .... facilities coordinator: Park Road Post
Heidi Freeman .... first assistant editor
Julian Karehana .... assistant editor
Peter Williams .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Music Department
Ian Neil .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Nicole Dade .... production executive
Natalie Doherty .... assistant accountant (as Natalie Price)
Gary Dunn .... production runner
Teuila Field .... on-set production assistant
Quentin Fullerton-Smith .... production secretary
Robert Gibson .... safety supervisor/medic
Diana Goulding .... unit publicist
Harry Harrison .... additional location scout
Veronique Lawrence .... script supervisor
Andrew Marshall .... assistant production coordinator
Tony Monk .... specialist film pilot
Niall O'Shea .... assistant location manager
Donna Pearman .... production coordinator
Bex Watts .... key animal trainer
Kathryn Raphael .... second unit script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Claudia Bluemhuber .... special thanks
Vicki O'Hagan .... special thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 for some language
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New Zealand:103 min
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19 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
A kiwi love story with lots of funny bits, 22 February 2011
Author: Chaucey from New Zealand

At the end of this movie I realised my face was tired from smiling so hard. It was a fun movie with plenty of laughs. Especially funny was the trip to the bird sanctuary and the lip-synched end credits.

The romance unfolded slowly and sweetly and realistically and the movie managed to make me care about the characters and hope things would work out for them.

The duck - sorry Shelduck - in the movie was very cute and not at all annoying like I had feared it might be. And who couldn't resist a duck who likes listening to Queen music?

While the lead actor Rhys Darby is usually a comedian, I thought his acting and screen presence was up to the challenge of this feature length film.

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