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The Price of Milk (2000)

New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lucinda
... Rob
... Drosophila
Michael Lawrence ... Bernie
Rangi Motu ... Auntie
... Nephew
... Nephew
Ray Bishop ... Nephew
Toi Iti ... Nephew
Bobby Tau ... Additional golfer
Luke Hiki ... Additional golfer
Michael Sweeney ... Additional golfer
Tahuna Minhinnick ... Additional golfer
Hiku Minhinnick ... Additional golfer
Karaka Taupa ... Additional golfer
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Storyline

New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while driving a lonely road, she has a run-in with an older woman that sets off a chain of events that begins with her quilt being stolen. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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A man, a woman, and 117 cows.


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Rated PG-13 for drug use and sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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1 March 2001 (New Zealand)  »

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Cena mleka  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,027, 18 February 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$111,124, 22 July 2001
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Director Harry Sinclair was inspired to make this film when he heard the music of Russian composer Anatol Liadov playing on the radio while scouting the New Zealand countryside. See more »

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Early in the film, while Lucinda is chopping wood, you hear the chop of the axe before she completes her swing. See more »

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The opening credits are embroidered on the couple's quilt, which moves as they sleep under it to reveal the names of cast and crew. See more »

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The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
From "Scheherazade"
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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The magic of love
28 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

This was the best film I've seen this year, truly amazing and beautiful, it portraits the magic of love. What is it with New Zeland that brings us these amazing films? In this film, a young couple lives a beautiful love, magical, until the day she doubts his love and tries everything to test it. Finally there's no more magic.. love's dead. And then we are trapped inside the film, we want to be there and help her, them, restoring their love.. Too beautiful!


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