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Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)

Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... John
... Gerry Austin
Claire Oberman ... Shirl
Shirley Gruar ... Sue
... Mulvaney
Stephen Tozer ... Traffic Cop
... Snout
Frances Edmond ... Annette
Don Selwyn ... Kaitaia Policeman
Clyde Scott ... Traffic Cop
Ian Watkin ... Father in Car
... Police Driver
Jackie Lowitt ... Leslie Morris
Shirley Dunn ... Rental Girl
Paki Cherrington ... Taxi Driver
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Local goon, Gerry, hires a yellow mini in Kaitaia using a stolen license. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. He is devastated and needs to talk to her. He has no transport and needs a ride. Together with the little mini that Gerry names "Pork Pie", they hit the road to travel the length of the country. Their high speed exploits earn them the name "the Blondini gang". The police, however take a dim view of this and make it their mission in life to stop the Blondini boys from reaching their destination. Written by Evan Yates

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According to a piece Geoff Murphy wrote for "Film In Aoteara New Zealand", it would have cost too much to get stunt drivers out for the shot of a police car flying off a bank and into a lake, so Murphy himself was the driver of the car for this shot. See more »

Goofs

We don't see how they get the Mini back off the train. See more »

Quotes

John: [reading rental papers] Nice car.
Gerry Austin: Yeah. Brand spanking. Did a deal, bloke I know.
John: Funny deal, it's a rental.
Gerry Austin: Funny bloke.
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5 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film years ago, back when having a VCR was a real novelty. It was available on VHS at the time. I recall very much enjoying the movie, about a couple of off-beat characters in a mini driving the length of New Zealand. Their journey takes on folk-hero proportions as they progress further and continue to elude police. What I'm wondering is if the film is available on video anywhere now? My local video shop certainly doesn't have it, and I can't find it on Amazon.com Thanks.


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