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A plain tale about the swollen secretions of suburban love. In middle class Auckland vulnerable passions break the surface as Laura aggressively pursues love and acceptance, finding something very like it right next door. For director Niki Caro this one-hour drama was a watershed in her career. It was her ultimate drama production before embarking on a feature film career; it screened as part of the Montana Theatre series on TV One in 1995. Plain Tastes features Meryl Main, Marton Csokas and Kate Harcourt.


A perspective by Owen Hughes 11.10.2008

A watershed in Niki Caro's career, Plain Tastes was a one-hour drama commissioned in the first round of Montana Theatre for TV One. After this she embarked on a feature film career, ...

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