The Australia and New Zealand Festival - Boy
Boy this is a good movie
Screened as part of the Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts, this is Taika Waititi’s hilarious and heartfelt coming-of-age tale about heroes, magic and Michael Jackson. - 2010 nomination for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival - 2010 winner of Best Director in a Film Feature for Taika Waititi at the New Zealand Film + TV Awards - 86% rating on Rotten Tomatoes - Running time: 88 mins Boy is a Jacko-obsessed dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky, a tribe of deserted cousins and his Nan. Boy’s long-absent father, Alamein, is the other subject of Boy’s hero-worship. Boy is confronted with the man he thought he remembered when Alamein returns home from prison.
"The film is delightful in its colorful production values, with animated and fantasy interludes..."