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In My Father's Den Film – 2004 Adaptation Drama

In My Father's Den

Film – 2004 Adaptation Drama

R16 Restricted
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When his father dies, Paul (Matthew Macfayden), a world-weary war journalist, returns to his Central Otago hometown. He strikes up an unlikely friendship with a teenage girl (Emily Barclay). Their relationship is frowned upon and when she disappears, the community holds him responsible. The events that follow force Paul to confront a tragic incident he fled as a youth, and face dark secrets. Critically-acclaimed, In My Father's Den marked the debut of a formidable fledgling talent: it was the only feature from writer-director Brad McGann, who died of cancer in 2007.

Beautifully filmed and totally absorbing mystery about family secrets.
– Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter review, 5 July 2005

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Availability

Available to buy and download from iTunes

Rights

Title licensed by Sales Agency NZ Film Sales.

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from the New Zealand Film Commission and the UK Film Council, in association with NZ On Air, Visionview, Element X and Optimum Releasing.

Music

Music by Simon Boswell