Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting.
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Sir Peter Jackson
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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We made a promise to ourselves at the beginning of the process that we weren't going to put any of our own politics, our own messages or our own themes into these movies. What we were trying to do was to analyze what was important to Tolkien and to try to honor that. In a way, we were trying to make these films for him, not for ourselves.
In 1998, he bought the New Zealand based film company National Film Unit.
His films frequently conclude with a bloodbath, e.g.: the lawnmower with the zombies in Dead Alive
(1992), and the murder of Honora Parker in Heavenly Creatures