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A Game with No Rules

Short Film (Full Length) – 1993

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Mature

A trio of future Kiwi screen stars smoke, smoulder, steal — and worse — in Scott Reynolds' serpentine short noir. Kane (Marton Csokas) and his Zambesi-clad woman on the side (Danielle Cormack) set about ripping off Kane’s rich wife (Jennifer Ward-Lealand) with bloody results. Writer/director Scott Reynolds and longtime partner in crime, cinematographer Simon Raby, serve notice of their talents — and inspirations — with heady lighting, deliberately shonky back projection, and opening titles right out of Hitchcock. Muso Greg Johnson supplies the horns.

So what did you want to see me about? You use words. You put them together and they make sentences.
– Lauren (Jennifer Ward-Lealand) to Vera (Danielle Cormack)

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Zee Films

Acknowledgements

Made in association with the Short Film Fund of the NZ Film Commission, and The Film Unit

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