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Dreams Lie Deeper

Television (Full Length) – 2014

I wanted to memorialise the 29 men and to give hope to the families. They've had enough grief.
– Dave Dobbyn
Dreams Lie Deeper is one hell of a documentary. Raw, touching, blessedly unsentimental, to watch it is to get a fresh perspective on what happened to the men who died and what is still happening to those left behind.
– Grant Smithies in a Sunday Star Times interview with Dave Dobbyn, 16 November 2014
I wrote this song as it gave me a purpose, a part to play, some small way I could help. But the song belongs to the families now; it's theirs, and I just hope it brings them some comfort...and hope.
– Dave Dobbyn in the closing minutes of Dreams Lie Deeper
It's like he really understood where we were coming from, and what we are fighting for and what we've been going through.
– Melissa Byrne, partner of Pike River victim Samuel Mackie