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  1. The first of 4 parts of this full length drama.

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  3. The third of 4 parts of this full length drama.

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Synopsis

Intergenerational warfare, mad aunts, bored teens, affairs, abortions and the ache of regret are on the menu in place of sausage rolls in Home Movie. A christening is the crux around which a family does its best to pull apart at the seams. Performances and a script attuned to the details of domestic disturbance don't hold back (America's Funniest Home Videos this ain't). Directed and written by Fiona Samuel, it was part of TV One's Montana Sunday Drama series. It won best actor, actress and TV drama at the 1998 NZ Film & TV Awards.

Background

The writer/director's perspective by Fiona Samuel 06.08.2009

TVNZ commissioned seven hour-long dramas in 1996, to play as a series on Sunday nights. Home Movie is one of them.

I wrote the script, based on the short story A Home Movie by Fiona Farrell. I loved her characters, the ...

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Credits (21)

 Fiona Samuel
 Owen Hughes
 Celia Nicholson

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 Frame Up Films

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 Frame Up Films

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Awards

1998 TV Guide Television Awards
Kodak New Zealand Best Drama Programme
Auckland City Best Actress (Geraldine Brophy)
Auckland City Best Actor (Ian Mune)