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Jake Film (Trailer) – 2014 Drama Sci-fi Comedy

Jake

Film (Trailer) – 2014 Drama Sci-fi Comedy

R13 Restricted
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“Everyone plays a part. Who’s going to play yours?”. This tagline is given a Twilight Zone twist in this Moa-nominated feature about two Jakes. Jacob (Jason Fitch) is an everyman who is made redundant when his life is ‘recast’ by a shadowy agency. When the new, more confident Jake (Being Eve's Leighton Cardno, also award-nominated) makes moves on his lost love, Jacob fights to get his life back. The Listener’s David Larsen tweeted of Doug Dillaman's indie-funded debut: “The smartest bit of low-fi high-IQ science fiction New Zealand has produced.” 

I played in punk rock bands before I ever even thought about filmmaking and Alastair Tye Samson, our other producer, comes from a punk rock background as well. And so that was just the philosophy we brought to it, you don't wait around to get a funding application to play a punk rock song, so why should you do that for a film?
– Director Doug Dillaman, on the spirit behind the film, The NZ Herald, 24 June 2014