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Thicket

Short Film (Full Length) – 2017

At the heart of this short film lies an unnamed tension between a father and his son. Teenager Elliot (Tim Hamilton) lives in quiet Rakaia helping his dad John (veteran actor Peter Tait, in vintage prickly form) run the family dairy farm, but their relationship is strained, at best. When Elliot decides to skip his responsibilities and meet up with his maybe friend, maybe girlfriend Laura (Albertine Jonas), the slow-burning tension between father and son comes to a head. Thicket received The Wallace Friends of the Civic Award at the 2017 NZ International Film Festival.

What do a duck and a bicycle have in common?
– Laura (Albertine Jonas) tries to cheer up a quiet Elliot (Tim Hamilton)

Key Cast & Crew

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Craig Gainsborough

Producer

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Peter Tait

As: John

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Julian Vares

Director

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Marguerite Ahearn

As: Mother

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Mike Adams

As: Boss

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Albertine Jonas

As: Laura

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Produced by

Craig Gainsborough

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Craig Gainsborough