Daffodils

Daffodils

Daffodils

New Zealand musical romance inspired by a true story and adapted from a stage show, featuring reworkings of classic Kiwi songs from the likes of Crowded House, Bic Runga, Dave Dobbyn, Darcy Clay and the Mint Chicks. Starring Rose McIver, George Mason and Kimbra, and from the award-winning director of Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses.

Leaving her dying father’s bedside, singer Maisie (Kimbra) rushes to perform at an indie music gig in town. But as she sings the opening song, it’s hard for her to ignore the heartfelt story she’s just been told – the story of how her dad met and fell in love with her mother, and how it all devastatingly fell apart. As the night goes on, we see the love story of Eric (Mason) and Rose (McIver) through Maisie's eyes. From the time they meet in Hamilton in 1966 to their separation in the 1980s, we follow the bittersweet nuances of a couple’s life, expressed with contemporary re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand hit songs.

2019Rating: M, Offensive language93 minsNew Zealand
DramaMusicalRomance

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Flicks, Tony Stamp

Flicks, Tony Stamp

New Zealand musical romance Daffodils comes to cinemas this week. Inspired by a true story and adapted from a stage show, the film features reworkings of classic Kiwi songs from the likes of Crowded House, Bic Runga, Dave Dobbyn, Darcy Clay and the Mint Chicks.

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Stuff

Stuff

Don't go expecting the bombast and aural assault of Rhapsody or Showman, but be prepared to have your heartstrings pulled and songs to get stuck in your head.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Musicals aren't my thing, but I left this celebration of our music and Kiwi-ness with a smile; it's a delightful romp through the decades and it's easy to get caught up in this bittersweet love story.

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