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1nite

Film (Full Length) – 2004

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Want to know what the score really is?
– Bruce (Bruce Hopkins) taunts 'frenemy' Neil ( Nial Greenstock) at the pool table
I knew how it was going to go but I wanted the actors to rely a lot on their emotions. Staying in the moment was vital because we wanted to create in each case a bigger conflict than the resolution. We didn't overbrief the actors — just gave them simple objectives. And if you look at the film there is not a single dissolve or effect. Everything is in the camera and cut, cut, cut. It's just the simple art of storytelling.
– Writer/director Amarbir Singh on his improvisational approach in 1nite, The NZ Herald, 16 July 2004
I don't think that there are any dreams actually, just the reality really; you know, you have to bring the money in for the family.
– Rajender (Raj Varma) expresses his beliefs