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Cinema of Unease Film – 1995 Documentary Arts/Culture

Cinema of Unease

Film – 1995 Documentary Arts/Culture

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Hello To All,
Cinema of Unease was one of the first video's I purchased... Back in 1995 I purchased it from New Zealand... How exciting, I was going to visit New Zealand and get insight from my favorite actor Sam Neill... The package arrived along with a New Zealand post mark... Ripping the package open I popped it into my VCR...
What a beautiful country, it's mountains, lakes, so tranquil...
Fast foreward to 2008, my question is to Sam Neill, and others who have seen CoU?
Wouldn't bringing CoU up to date be a fantastic video or DVD? I'm sure so much progress has been made, along with the New Zealand Film Industry; Lord of the Rings come to mind; also many block buster films have filmed portions of their production in New Zealand...

Anyone feel an upgrade to CoU would be a great treat? How about it Sam?

Mary Ann

Mary Ann  Christoff

Mary Ann Christoff 1 Nov 2008 - 01.02am

Hi Mary,
I agree an updated version would be very interesting.
I think Aotearoa Film has changed a lot and has split into multiple streams.
What the Cinema of Unease did was try and define New Zealand through film, a definition I think many New Zealanders yearn for, something for a new pot-luck culture to grab onto and something that represents them. Whether LOTR/ the new Peter Jackson represents New Zealand or New Zealanders is a highly topical idea, something that personally I do not feel entirely represented by.
Links to illusion by cinema and tourism are loaded concepts.

This for example... Really??
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73s-ZTOtV0

Ted Whitaker

Ted Whitaker 24 Mar 2014 - 01.44pm

...aaand a lovely place to end that excerpt :P. I loved this doco back in the day, it's kind of still relvant now. That lonely road and stark haunting landscape prevalant like a supporting character in NZ movies

Bob

Bob 2 May 2014 - 03.17am

Those looking for this on DVD can order a copy from Aro Video in Wellington. Since these copies are "on demand", be patient as it may take a bit longer than usual to receive.

http://www.arovideo.co.nz/film.php?FilmID=3930

Cheers,
Charles

Charles Eggen

Charles Eggen 30 Sep 2014 - 09.32am

A copy can been seen on British Film Institute Player for £2.50stg

http://player.bfi.org.uk/collections/inside-film/century-of-cinema/

Claire Wilde

Claire Wilde 8 Apr 2015 - 08.45pm

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