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ScreenTalk Short: Cliff Curtis

Interview – 2018

Cliff Curtis has acted in a number of classic Kiwi films. Curtis won acclaim and awards after playing troubled chess champ Genesis Potini in The Dark Horse. In this ScreenTalk Short, he talks about the film, the strangeness of his role in The Piano, having to play sexy in Desperate Remedies, his discomfort with Once Were Warriors, and the "tough gig" that was River Queen.

This video 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 – Andrew Whiteside
That was tortuous ... I had a really hard time on that movie. I didn't agree with so many things about it — which is a shame, because there were so many good things about it.
– Cliff Curtis on 2005 movie River Queen