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The New Zealand Herald

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The Dominion Post

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Radio New Zealand

 

"A STRONG CONTENDER FOR THE BEST FILM TO COME OUT OF NEW ZEALAND THIS YEAR"

The New Zealand Herald

 

"FORTIFIES HOPE IN THE BREADTH AND AMBITION OF NEW ZEALAND FILM"

Flicks


"AN INDELIBY BEAUTIFUL, HUMAN AND NEAR-PERFECT FILM"

The Dominion Post

 

"YOU CAN PUT STRAY UP WITH THE VERY BEST FILMS EVER MADE IN NEW ZEALAND, AND PENCIL IT INTO YOUR TOP-TEN OF 2018 ALREADY"

The Dominion Post

 

"A REVELATION... A WONDERFUL FILM... A FINE ADDITION TO OUR NATIONAL CINEMA"

Radio New Zealand

 

"REMARKABLY SHOT, QUIETLY POWERFUL AND TOTALLY UNCOMPROMISING IN ITS VISION"

TimeOut, The New Zealand Herald


"A POWERFUL AND CONTROLLED DRAMA... CAPTIVATING"

4:3 Film Journal


"A FEROCIOUS DEBUT"

At Darren's World of Entertainment

"STARKLY BEAUTIFUL... STUNNING DEBUT"

Your Weekend, The Dominion Post


"POETIC AND HYPNOTIC"

Beatrice Magazine


"INTIMATE AND HUMAN"

The Hollywood Reporter


"BEAUTIFUL AND RIGOROUS... DEMANDS TO BE SEEN ON THE BIG SCREEN"

New Zealand International Film Festival

 

1 of TimeOut's Top 10 Picks of the New Zealand International Film Festival

 


AWARDS

Winner - Silver Saint George Award - Best Actor - Moscow International Film Festival 2018

Winner - Grand Prix - Best Cinematography - Golden Eye Festival 2018

Winner - Best Feature Film - Rivne International Film Festival 2018

Winner - Best Production Design - Rivne International Film Festival 2018

Winner - Best Actress - Festival des Antipodes 2018

In Competition - Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2018 

FESTIVALS

World Premiere - Main Competition - Moscow International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - New Zealand International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Miskolc International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Nara International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - Panorama - Haifa International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Rivne International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Oaxaca Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Festival des Antipodes 2018

Official Selection - Panorama - Cape Town International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - Brisbane International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - Panorama - Hanoi International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - Windsor International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Tirana International Film Festival 2018

Official Selection - International Competition - Bahamas International Film Festival 2018


ABOUT THE FILM

In a cold and remote landscape, two strangers struggle to repair their broken pasts.

A young man is on parole after serving time for attempting to murder the man who killed his girlfriend in a hit and run. A woman is released from a psychiatric facility far from her homeland. These two damaged strangers cross paths in the mountains in winter and fall into a complex intimate relationship, putting to the test their capacity to trust and heal.

Starring Kieran Charnock (The Rehearsal) and Arta Dobroshi (Lorna's Silence)

Written and Directed by Dustin Feneley

Produced by Desray Armstrong and Dustin Feneley

Supported by the Directors Lab of the Binger Filmlab

Presented at the CineMart of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

View the film's record-breaking crowdfunding campaign