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The Dark Horse

Film (Trailer) – 2014


2015 Seattle Film Festival
Best Film (Audience Award - Golden Space Needle Award)
Best Actor: Cliff Curtis

2015 Art Film Festival (Slovakia)
Best Director: for The Dark Horse
Nominated for Best Film: The Dark Horse

2015 Rotterdam International Film Festival (Holland)
Audience Favourite Award
Youth Jury Prize

2015 San Francisco International Film Festival
Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature

2015 St Tropez International Film Festival (France)
Jury Award for Best Film

2015 International Festival of Cinema from the Antipodes (France)
Grand Prix (Grand Prize)

2015 Washington DC Filmfest
Special Commendation

2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival (United States)
Runner Up for Audience Favourite

2015 Munich Film Festival (Germany)
Nominated for Best Film
Nominated for Best Film by an Emerging Director

2014 Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards (The Moas)
Best Film
Best Director: James Napier Robertson
Best Screenplay: James Napier Robertson
Best Actor: Cliff Curtis
Best Supporting Actor: James Rolleston
Best Score: Dana Lund
Nominated (twice) for Best Supporting Actor (Wayne Hapi), Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup Design, Editor and Sound (Chris Todd, Nick Buckton, Pete Smith, Tim Chaproniere and Fred Enholmer)

2014 SWANZ Scriptwriter Awards (NZ Writers Guild)
Best Feature Film Script: James Napier Robertson

Festivals include
2014 NZ International Film Festival (opening night film), Toronto