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One of the most charming and crowd-pleasing films of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival was Lynn Shelton’s latest dramedy Your Sister’s Sister. The Humpday writer/director reunites with mumblecore fixture Mark Duplass who stars as Jack, an aimless 30-something guy who hasn’t recovered from the death of his brother one year ago. His best friend, Iris (Emily …

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Picks from the 2012 NZ International Film Festival programme

The full programme for this year’s imminent New Zealand International Film Festival was launched last week, and as always there is an abundance of exciting films on display for cinephiles to pore over. Highlights include several prestigious additions from Cannes (Moonrise Kingdom, The Hunt, Holy Motors, Amour) and Sundance (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Sound of My Voice), not to …

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2012 New Zealand International Film Festival first announcement

With the World Cinema Showcase now wrapped up across the country for another year, it’s time to start looking ahead to the main event: the New Zealand International Film Festival, which kicks off in Auckland on July 19. This week the NZFF made a sneak announcement of its first three films: the Kevin Macdonald-directed Bob Marley documentary Marley, which …

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