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Kai Purakau - The Storyteller

Film (Excerpts) – 1987

I’m not quite sure that I’m actually telling stories or simply being the medium through which the story is passed.
– Keri Hulme
I can think of several of my characters I wouldn’t like to meet walking down the street.
– Keri Hulme
I'm always very polite to the nuts
– Hulme, on the fan-mail she's received post-Booker win
I would spend about 20% of my life looking out this window. 'Watching the sea': that's what I'd say I was doing. But really I'm watching [the] theatre inside the head as much as anything ...
– Hulme on looking out her window at the West Coast