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Maurice Gee

Writer

Maurice Gee, who was named an Arts Foundation icon in 2003, is one of New Zealand's most acclaimed writers. His work for the screen includes creating 80s kidult series The Fire-Raiser and The Champion. Gee's novels have also inspired a number of adaptations, notably classic sci-fi series Under the Mountain and movie In My Father's Den

I see this film as [...] a sort of artistic meeting-point between two people from different generations of New Zealand, striving to speak of similar things Director Brad McGann, on adapting Gee’s novel In My Father’s Den into film