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Richard Riddiford

Director, Producer

Richard Riddiford's documentary work spans finance, politics, history and the arts. He has also directed and co-written two features - Peter Hayden/Judy McIntosh romance Arriving Tuesday, and 1989 thriller Zilch! Riddiford is a director and producer, often taking on both roles at once. His CV includes two-part stock market doco Class of '87, and Joe Bennett's Guide to the Corridors of Power.

The film is well-paced, with warmth and wit cut through by moments of bitter anger, and the love and hikoi story lines are skillfully interwoven. Helen Martin on Riddiford’s Arriving Tuesday, in the book New Zealand Film 1912 – 1996