Predicament

Predicament

Predicament

A crime comedy set in 1930s small town New Zealand about a naive teen who conspires with two misfits to photograph and blackmail wealthy, adulterous couples. Stars Flight of the Conchord's Jemaine Clement as the creepy Spook, The Lovely Bones' Rose McIver as the lusted-after Maybelle, portly Australian comedian Heath Franklin, Wellington theatre actor Hayden Frost and musician Tim Finn.

Shot in the ‘Naki, this is the only remaining unfilmed novel by late Hawera author Ronald Hugh Morrieson (Came a Hot Friday). Director Jason Stutter has had a long collaboration with Clement, from his debut feature Tongan Ninja through to 2009's Diagnosis: Death.

Winner of Best Cinematography, Best Original Music, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Make-Up Design and Best Visual Effects at the NZ Film & Television Awards 2011.
2010Rating: M, contains violence & offensive language98 minsNew Zealand
Comedy

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Predicament / Reviews

New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Tepid fourth adaptation of much-filmed local yarn-spinner

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Dominion Post

Dominion Post

Predicament is set in a small South Taranaki town in the 1930s. The place might not be exactly author Ronald Hugh Morrieson's native Hawera, but it was probably close enough to enrage more than a few locals.

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

This is turning out to be quite a good year for New Zealand films. After the phenomenal local success of Boy, here we have another Kiwi movie well worth watching and next month will see the release of The Insatiable Moon.

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