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  1. A full length short film.

Synopsis

Luscious fruit, truckies, and Lucy Lawless feature in this Christine Parker short. Sal (Tania Simon) is gifted the titular peach and meets a saucy tow truck driver (Lawless) en route home to her toddler and domestics with boyfriend Mog (Joel Tobeck). Mog’s truckie mates arrive for beers; but include Lawless, whose presence (and peach-eating advice) stirs up desire: “Watch it rot, or taste it when it’s ripe.” A roster of leading NZ film talent worked with Parker on the film, and Lawless' turn (an early film role) hints at the cross-sexual appeal of Xena.

Credits (19)

 Christine Parker
 Caterina De Nave
 Virginia Brocklehurst

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Comments (2)

 Tigerxen

Tigerxen

Well done short. LOVE it. :-)

 Ken

Ken

Lifes a peach...taste it all while you can as you only live once!

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Quotes

Watch it rot, or taste it when it’s ripe. 
I didn’t think she was fat, I thought she was kind of ... luscious. 

Awards

Festivals include:
1993 Wellington, 1993 Auckland, 1993 Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, 1993 London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, 1993 San Francisco International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.