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  1. Full length short film.


This short explores subtle tensions in a relationship between an artist and his model. To the young beauty who has arrived to model nude, the aging painter (played by the director Jonathan Brough’s father) initially appears decent and respectful. But when she demands to see the painting before he is ready, and he refuses, his intentions are questioned. Based on a short story by American Bernard Malamud, this understated two-hander was invited to play at Cannes, in a special 1994 season of Kiwi shorts. It was Hawera-raised Brough’s second (self-funded) short.

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 Jonathan Brough
 John Brough
 Susannah Devereux

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 Clementine C

Clementine C

I really liked your film. Great Job.

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1994 Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection: Special Season of New Zealand Shorts

Festivals include
1994 Brisbane, 1994 Mill Valley (United States), 1995 Silver Images Chicago