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Description - 100 Essential New Zealand Films by Hamish McDouall

The ultimate book for film lovers Stunning design; superior production; full-colour illustrations throughout Full publicity programme to accompany release The second in a collectable series (after 100 Essential New Zealand Golf Holes) The indispensable guide to New Zealand films and film-makers, from the experiments of Len Lye to the slice-of-life shorts of Taika Waititi, the modern classics of Jane Campion, the blockbusters of Peter Jackson, and the extraordinary oeuvre of Roger Donaldson. From the 1920s when Ramai Hayward produced New Zealand's first, astonishing films, New Zealand cinema has blazed a trail, pioneering new ideas, techniques and images - and turning many directors, actors and cinematographers into international stars. For the first time, this beautiful book brings together and celebrates the industry's best, from startling shorts, to groundbreaking documentaries, to features that have taken the world by storm, won Oscars and become modern classics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780958275095
ISBN-10: 0958275092
Format: Paperback
(180mm x 132mm x 23mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Awa Press
Publisher: Awa Press
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: New Zealand

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Author Biography - Hamish McDouall

Hamish McDouall is a highly regarded film critic and journalist, as well as a successful sports writer.