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Bellbird (2019)

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In the wake of the loss of his beloved wife, a rural community rallies around a farmer to help him deal with his grief.


Hamish Bennett


Hamish Bennett
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Marshall Napier ... Ross
Annie Whittle Annie Whittle ... Beth
Cohen Holloway ... Bruce
Rachel House ... Connie
Stephen Tamarapa ... Clem
Kip Chapman ... Graeme
Simon Ferry Simon Ferry ... Farm Consultant
Jason Hodzelmans ... Real Estate Agent
Bree Peters ... Ana
Jeremy K. Hill Jeremy K. Hill ... Funeral Singer
Aaron Jackson Aaron Jackson ... Aw
Ainzlee Semeno Ainzlee Semeno ... Aw's Girlfriend
Shayne Radford Shayne Radford ... Keith
Angela Radford Angela Radford ... Jody
Edith Gallichan-Stewart Edith Gallichan-Stewart ... Cow Poo Girl
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In the wake of the loss of his beloved wife, a rural community rallies around a farmer to help him deal with his grief.

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Bellbird follows on from Hamish Bennett's award-winning short film Ross & Beth (2014). See more »


Marley: Do you got any spare pants that I can borrow? It's freezing.
Ross: Do you want my undies while you're at it?
Marley: Never mind, stink fella.
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Low key drama with oddball characters
18 February 2020 | by scmorattiSee all my reviews

Its wasnt a bad movie, but rather slow with little actually happening. The older main character was hard to relate to as he was essentially a silent cipher, the other characters had more life to them. If gives a glimpse of life on a kiwi farm and deals with loss and the passing of each generation with a tragicomedic eye.

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Release Date:

7 November 2019 (New Zealand) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Maungakaramea, New Zealand


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Dolby Digital


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