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Forgotten Silver

Television (Excerpts) – 1995

PG
Parental Guidance
Hebe
Hebe
16 Dec 2013 - 10.13am
I remember the screening of this and the reactions vividly- it took me about half way through to absolutely sure I was being drawn along by the nose, but I couldn't believe anyone would be taken in completely- there were so many deliberate clues! And people were so cross at being taken in - hilarious.
Jodie
Jodie
27 Oct 2012 - 04.37pm
Wow, great! Thanks Paul
Paul Ward
Paul Ward (NZ On Screen team)
27 Oct 2012 - 01.05pm
Actually you can buy Forgotten Silver in NZ, from the filmmaker himself - it's available in Costa Botes' DVD Store (it includes the Behind the Bull 'making-of' doco as well): http://costabotes.co.nz/
Jodie
Jodie
18 Jun 2012 - 01.43pm
Thanks Sarah
18 Jun 2012 - 09.48am
Hi Jodie, I have looked elsewhere and unfortunately Amazon does seem like the only place you can get it!
Jodie
Jodie
15 Jun 2012 - 05.02pm
I am very keen to get my hands on a copy of this, yet the only one I can find is through amazon.com - surely there is somewhere in NZ I can get this?
T Conner
T Conner
2 Jun 2010 - 10.10pm
I remember seeing this and at first definitely getting sucked in. However by the end I was pretty sure it was a great fake. At work the next day debate raged. I remember wishing it was true. Actually the first time I'd heard of Peter Jackson...who surely is thoroughly forgiven by now!
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