Young and charming but with just a few months left to live, Michael "borrows" money raised for his treatment and heads overseas, intent on being carefree and irresponsbile with no ties or ...
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A random montage of disturbing images tell a story about one summer in the lives of two teenagers who somehow find love within each other, Orso and Marie. After they realize this, they run ... See full summary »
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Young and charming but with just a few months left to live, Michael "borrows" money raised for his treatment and heads overseas, intent on being carefree and irresponsbile with no ties or attachments. All goes to plan until he meets Sylvie, a beautiful and engimatic young French woman. Written by
This is an absolutely brilliant film. It has been beautifully shot in both NZ and Europe. The story is engaging and I found it to be very touching. The characters are complex and extremely well played by all of the cast. Matt Whelan and Roxane Mesquida in particular are both excellent. It is unusual these days for a film to surprise me but the story is so well directed that it really did. This film is a great example of Kiwi talent and just goes to show that New Zealander's can punch way above their weight. I wouldn't be surprised to see the film pull in a few awards before long. This is a film that makes you think and feel. The only way you could be disappointed is if you are incapable of one (or both :-) ) Go see it!
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