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  1. Full length short film.

Synopsis

A gang member wakes up one morning and decides he needs a day off. Willy (ex-Mongrel Mob boss Tuhoe Isaac) checks out of the gang pad and, on a whim goes for a cruise on the Interislander. At a Picton Pub he makes an unlikely connection with brothers of a different clan. The near-wordless exploration of culture clashes and a man’s journey outside of his comfort zone, was the debut dramatic short from director Zoe McIntosh. It was selected for New York and Tribeca film fests, and Isaac won best performance in a short film at the 2010 Qantas Film and TV Awards.

Credits (17)

 Tuhoe Isaac
 Zoe McIntosh
 Gareth Moon

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Comments (25)

 Alan Preston

Alan Preston

Let the man speak

 Bounce Lau

Bounce Lau

Great film, I really enjoyed it!

"NO PATCHES ALLOWED"..

Lol.

 Tania Kennedy

Tania Kennedy

Tino ataahua..

 Tony

Tony

Excellent short film and acting was pure nz

 Lesley kennedy

Lesley kennedy

Excellent short film. Just read his book TrueRed this is also a must. Good on you Tuhoe

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Quotes

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Awards

2010 Guanajuato Expresion en Corto International Film Festival (Mexico)
SIGNIS Catholic Critics' Prize for Best International Short Film

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards
Best Performance in a Short Film: Tuhoe Isaac
Nominated for Best Short Film and Outstanding Technical Contribution to a Short Film (Gareth Moon, Jodie Stack, Chris Ulutupu & Kate Logan)

Festivals include
2010 Tribeca, 2010 New York, 2010 Guanajuato Expresion en Corto (Mexico), 2010 Hawaii, 2010 New Zealand