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Foreign Fields

Short Film (Full Length) – 2014

Invited to compete in short film contest Tropfest NZ in 2015, Foreign Fields trains its eye on a Kiwi soldier in World War I, after he is wounded in no man's land. Shot in moody mud and khaki tones, David Gunson's film is a tribute to all who have fought in foreign lands. The self-funded short  — which comes with a twist in the tail  was filmed for $3000, in just one and a half days.  

We had the battle sequence to shoot before sunset, but the sky was heavy grey and with light fading quickly we had to draw lines through our visual shopping list. The storyboards immediately told us what was in and what was out.
– Director/writer David Gunson

Key Cast & Crew

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David Gunson

Director, Producer

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Maurizio Piglia

As: Father

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Bill Gregerson

As Mounted Trooper

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Brett Curtis

As: Sergeant Major

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Robert Le Quesne

As: Private Nixon

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Tim Cooper

As: Corporal Hardy

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Produced by

David Gunson


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