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Brendan Donovan: On hopes and dreams...

Interview – 2011

Award-winning director Brendan Donovan cast Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors in his debut short film. It was a success. After eight years working in New York, the Howick native returned to New Zealand, where he has won awards for his work on The Insiders Guide to Love and Aftershock.

In this ScreenTalk, Donovan talks about:

This video was first uploaded on 24 January 2011, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.
Interview, Camera and Editing – James Coleman
What I tried to capture in the film was this sense that even though this is a small place, it's a massive place for the people within it, and massive things are happening within it. . . . just like we sort of did with Insiders Guide, extraordinary things are happening to ordinary people.
– Brendan Donovan on his 2010 movie The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell

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