Bellbird is a 2019 New Zealand dramedy directed by Hamish Bennett (Directorial Debut), starring Marshall Napier, Annie Whittle, Cohen Holloway, Rachel House, Stephen Tamarapa, and Kahukura Retimana. It premiered in June last year in the Official Competition of the Sydney Film Festival.
A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive place within it. From his unhappy childhood to the discovery of his gift as a storyteller and writer, David’s journey is by turns hilarious and tragic, but always full of life, colour and humanity.
The film follows Cecilia, who receives the news of her abusive ex-boyfriend’s suicide. She begins to re-build her life for the better. However, her sense of reality is put into question when she begins to suspect her deceased lover is not actually dead.
A shell-shocked photojournalist, haunted by what he has witnessed on assignment in Africa, returns home on the eve of becoming a father. When one of his photographs threatens to destroy a Sudanese refugee's new life, the two men are reunited by nightmare events from the past.
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No one can outrun their destiny.
From Academy Award® winning fi lmmaker Mel Gibson (The Passion of the Christ, Braveheart) comes APOCALYPTO, a mythic, heart-stopping actionadventure set against the turbulent end of the once-great Mayan civilisation. When his idyllic existence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, young Jaguar Paw is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression, where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred on by the power of his love for his family, he makes a desperate break to return home and fulfi ll his destiny.
"A relentless, exhilarating, brilliantly paced action-adventure... a peerless example of sensational." The Age
"It's pure adrenaline," Rolling Stone
"Pathologically brilliant. It is bizarre, stomach-turningly violent and frequently inspired." Guardian
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|Running Time||2hr 19m|
|Rating||MA15+ | Mature Audiences|
|Cast||Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernández, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead, Raoul Max Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena, Iazua Larios|
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