Packed with Kiwi comedy talent, The Breaker Upperers is the tale of two women whose business is ending other people's relationships. Leading both the cast and the filmmaking are Madeleine Sami (Super City) and Jackie van Beek (who played a wannabe vampire in What We Do in the Shadows). Sami's character finds herself falling for a teenager (James Rolleston) who needs help with dumping his girlfriend. The film debuts at renowned USA festival South By Southwest in March 2018; Kiwi cinemas get it in May. The cast includes Oscar Kightley and Funny Girl Rose Matafeo.
I want a nice clean break. I don't want years of heartache and stalking and therapy, and possible violence.– A potential client (Oscar Kightley) of The Breaker Upperers
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World premiere on March 10 2018 at Austin's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, as part of the 2018 South by Southwest Festival in Texas
Released in New Zealand cinemas on 3 May 2018