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  1. The first of two parts from this full length drama.

  2. The second of two parts from this full length drama.

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Synopsis

Sean's prize possession is a 1958 red and white Ford Fairlane. His sister Annie works in an auto paint shop. But Annie is sick of playing shotgun, while her brother drives. What she wants is Sean's trust, and the chance to use her spraypainting talents to give the Fairlane a new look. After the Fairlane is stolen, the pair find themselves caught up in an adventure which tests their relationship. Writer Debra Daley based the script on a short story she had written about growing up in the ‘car culture' of Henderson, in West Auckland. 

Background

Background on the About Face series by Ian Pryor 28.09.2008

Filmmakers sometimes find themselves caught in a waiting room between their early short films, and their first full-length feature. How do you go about building up filmmaking experience, and an audience and ensure potential talent is not being ...

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Comments (6)

 Annie Daley

Annie Daley

Back in the day, the character of Annie was very loosely based on me! Debra Daley was my sister in law at the time.

 Peter Cave

Peter Cave

I would also like a copy please!

 Margot Ward

Margot Ward

Hi,
I would really like a hard copy of Universal Drive as back in the day when I did the film I only got a video recording off the TV...which I have since lost track of. I only found this site by chance when I googled myself for fun. If someone could point me in the right direction it would be appreciated.
Margot Ward

 Julie Hill

Julie Hill

The full length version is online now - enjoy :)

 Julie Hill

Julie Hill

Unfortunately this is not available for sale anywhere. The rights are held by the NZ Film Commission, you could try contacting them for a copy. However we are working on getting the full length film onto NZ On Screen soon - where you'll be able to view it any time.

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