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Rest for the Wicked

Film (Trailer and Excerpts) – 2011

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Mature

Rest for the Wicked showcases an all-star A-team of older Kiwi actors — among them John Bach, Bruce Allpress, and Gloss boss Ilona Rodgers. Gravel-voiced Tony Barry (the man who uttered the immortal line "goodbye pork pie") stars as Murray, a retired detective going undercover in an upmarket rest home. Frank hopes to catch his longtime nemesis (Bach). Instead he finds himself in the company of the randy, and the unexpectedly dead. The "sweet, rather knowing little movie" (Linda Burgess in The Dominion Post) marked the feature debut of advertising veteran Simon Pattison.

Nobody listens to you when you get old.
– Murray (Tony Barry)

Key Cast & Crew

Ilona Rodgers

As: Esther

Tony Barry

As: Murray

Simon Pattison

Director, Original Idea

Maile Daugherty

Producer

Bob Moore

Writer

George Beca

As: Max

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Produced by

  • Esidarap Productions

  • Antipodean Films