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The Rehearsal (2016)

First-year acting student Stanley mines his girlfriend's family scandal as material for the end-of-year show at drama school. The result is a moral minefield.

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Alison Maclean
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Cast

Credited cast:
James Rolleston ... Stanley
Kerry Fox ... Hannah
Ella Edward Ella Edward ... Isolde
Alice Englert ... Thomasin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reuben Bowen ... Howling Boy
Timmie Cameron Timmie Cameron ... Tennis Girl
Kieran Charnock Kieran Charnock ... William
Scott Cotter Scott Cotter ... Oscar
Jamie Curry Jamie Curry ... Clea
Evan Fenemor Evan Fenemor ... Max
Jason Fitch Jason Fitch ... Paul
Samuel Goodger Samuel Goodger ... Sam
Sadia Gordon Sadia Gordon ... Phyllis
Miranda Harcourt Miranda Harcourt ... Livia
Cohen Holloway ... Michael
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First-year acting student Stanley mines his girlfriend's family scandal as material for the end-of-year show at drama school. The result is a moral minefield.

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Hibiscus Films,The Film See more »
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2.35 : 1
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New Zealand made a good film again
30 July 2016 | by thomsedaviSee all my reviews

New Zealanders often experience cultural cringe, and a film like this is likely to go under their radar. Which is a shame because this really is actually a good film, even if it is set in Auckland. And I don't even mean 'it's a good film for a New Zealand film', which is what I usually mean. I mean that this is a good film. It's actually worth seeing at the cinema and not just on television. So good it could have been made overseas. It's that good.

I only gave it eight stars though because we really don't like to take pride in stuff, especially if it's not sport related. Having said that this film does feature a lot of sport, so. Maybe that's an angle that could be used to lure kiwis in to see the film.


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