The Man on the Island

The Man on the Island

The Man on the Island

New Zealand documentary explores why Colin McLaren, an artistic and philosophical 77-year-old, chose to live an off-grid and isolated life four decades ago on the tiny island of Rakino.

2020Rating: PG, Nudity78 minsNew Zealand
Documentary
Director:
Simon Mark-Brown ('A Seat at the Table', 'The Catch')
Cast:
Colin McLaren

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McLaren is dismissive of the island’s history – especially its short-lived repurposing as a prison during the wars for the Waikato – but I reckon there is a terrific story still to be told there. Hopefully, one day, somebody will tell it.

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McLaren is dismissive of the island’s history – especially its short-lived repurposing as a prison during the wars for the Waikato – but I reckon there is a terrific story still to be told there. Hopefully, one day, somebody will tell it.

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