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Wrestling with the Angel Television – 2004 Documentary

Wrestling with the Angel

Television – 2004 Documentary

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A documentary about author Janet Frame based on the eponymous biography by Michael King. It travels through the familiar Frame themes - her alleged mental illness, family tragedies, overseas stays, how she began writing. Its value, and fresh insight, lies in the interviews with Frame's close friends and key figures in her life. They shed light on her personality and achievements. King in particular provides a considered, often-amusing account of Frame's life. This was his last interview for film; he was killed in a car accident in 2004.

Key Cast & Crew

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Peter Bell

Director

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Bronwen Stewart

Producer

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Wayne Vinten

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Produced by

Ninox

Rights

The copyright for this title is held by Ninox Television Ltd.

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air.

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