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          The Mole Agent
            

          The Mole Agent (DVD, G)

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          Sergio is a Chilean spy. Sort of. He is recruited by a private investigator who needs someone to infiltrate a retirement home for a client who suspects her mother is being abused. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, THE MOLE AGENT is a stylish combination... of observational documentary and a hilarious and heart-warming spy movie. A unique meditation on compassion and loneliness that will infiltrate your heart and never let go.
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          DVD Code MMA6964
          Barcode 9322225242968
          Released NZ 6 Dec 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Lowdown Dirty Criminals
            

          Lowdown Dirty Criminals (DVD, R13)

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          When Freddy (James Rolleston) loses his job delivering pizza, he and his best buddy Marvin (Samuel Austin) find work with a small-time crook Spiggs (Scott Wills). After they botch a straight forward job, Spiggs sends them on a fools errand-to kill gangster Donny Kong (Min Kim) wh...os been sleeping with his wife. When the wrong guy ends up dead, Freddy and Marvin find themselves crossing paths with someone even scarier than their boss uber gangster The Upholsterer (Rebecca Gibney) and her hapless henchmen Semo (Robbie Magasiva) and Roy (Cohen Holloway). The ensuing chaos escalates into a world of hilarity and violence thatll threaten their lives and force them to re-evaluate their career choices.
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          DVD Code DAVID4278
          Barcode 9344256021671
          Released NZ 22 Sep 2021
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          The County
             

          The County (DVD, M)

          • RRP: $29.99
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          • Pub Date
            10 Feb 22

          Writer/director Grmur Hkonarsons eagerly-anticipated follow up to the worldwide hit Rams is a rousing, David-and-Goliath comedy about a farmers wife who steps up to take on the corrupt local co-op in her remote Icelandic valley. Dairy farmers Inga (Arnds Hrnn Egilsdttir) and her ...husband Reynir (Hinrik lafsson), love each other deeply, but are trapped theyre in debt, theyre working 24/7 and havent had a vacation in years. Inga has always been frustrated by the unquestioned commitment Reynir has to the local co-operative, unable to see the logic in them holding a monopoly over the milk they produce (nor in being forced to pay considerably more for groceries and supplies than what those items cost online or in Reykjavik). So after disaster strikes, and the plucky Inga is forced to try and make it on her own, she launches a social media campaign to bring attention to the organisations exploitative practices. Unfortunately, everyone else in the community is dependent on its economic heft, and Ingas quest soon makes her the target of a ruthless adversary. Reminiscent of underdog fables such as Woman At War and Three Billboards, and driven by Egilsdttir's commanding and moving performance (as well as a fine turn from Rams star Sigurur Sigurjnsson as the co-op's self-assured director), Hkonarsons humanistic and charming film deftly melds wry humour and Icelandic gruffness to deliver an crowd-pleasing tale of a woman whos simply had enough, and decides to try to live life on her own terms.
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          DVD Code PAL223
          Barcode 9322225243033
          Released NZ 10 Feb 2022
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Man In The Hat
            

          The Man In The Hat (DVD, PG)

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          The Man In The Hat sets off from Marseilles in a small Fiat 500. On the seat beside him is a framed photograph of an unknown woman. Behind him is a 2CV into which is squeezed Five Bald Men. Why are they chasing him? And how can he shake them off? As he travels North through Franc...e, he encounters razeteurs, women with stories to tell, bullfights, plenty of delicious food, a damp man, mechanics, nuns, a convention of Chrystallographers and much more, coming face to face with the vivid eccentricities of an old country.
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          DVD Code LFD0029
          Barcode 9322225243101
          Released NZ 18 Nov 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Tell It To The Judge
             

          Tell It To The Judge (DVD, PG)

          • RRP: $16.99
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          • Pub Date
            16 Feb 22

          Marsha Meredith (Rosalind Russell), an attorney-at-law, is nominated for a Federal judgeship but her nomination is opposed by a Good-Government group who think her divorce makes her unfit for the job. This evolves into situations happening in Florida, New England, Washington D.C.... and the Adirondacks, such as the misunderstood husband trying to win back his wife, and the misunderstood wife trying to make her husband jealous, and one case of mistaken identity after another, after another.
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          DVD Code DAVID4531
          Barcode 9344256024207
          Released NZ 16 Feb 2022
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Shirley Valentine
            

          Shirley Valentine (DVD, PG)

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          In the role that won her Broadway's acclaimed Tony Award, Pauline Collins is the hilariously endearing Shirley Valentine, a wisecracking, completely unpredictable English housewife who proves its never too late to recapture your dreams. Bored with her suburban life, Shirley takes... a chance on adventure when her friend invites her on a vacation to Greece. Within no time shes back to her rebellious teenage roots, saying yes to a wild fling with a handsome rogue and the life she's always wanted.
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          DVD Code KAL5165
          Barcode 5021456222797
          Released NZ 17 Jun 2020
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Fantail
              

          Fantail (DVD, R15)

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          A South Auckland petrol station is the setting for this independent drama about graveyard shift worker Tania (Sophie Henderson, also the film's writer and based on her one-woman stageplay), whose long nights are spent chipping away at the savings she needs to leave with her littl...e brother in search of their father. Raised Maori, Tania's bonds to her whanau underpin a life spent caring for her ailing mother during the day and preparing to take her brother Piwakawaka overseas. But as he leaves to pick kiwifruit and Tania is stuck at the gas station with a slack manager and an eagle-eyed regional supervisor, it seems she's not able to look after her family to the same extent. A product of the NZ Film Commission's Escalator scheme, this low-budget feature, shot in just 20 days, brings Henderson's piece to the big screen courtesy of first-time director Curtis Vowell
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          DVD Code CF1683
          Barcode 9338176011683
          Published NZ 1 Oct 2014
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          A Friendly Tale
            

          A Friendly Tale (DVD, PG)

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          Life loving 40-something La (Oscar nominee Berenice Bejo, The Artist) works in retail, and is happily married to Marc (Vincent Cassel), a conservative and somewhat insecure salesman. La has long been considered a dreamer by her know-it-all best friend Karine (the inimitable Flore...nce Foresti), who seems content enough with her advertising executive job and life with gentle giant Francis (Franois Damiens) and their two kids. But something is about to upset the intricate balance of this quartet. Over dinner one evening, La unexpectedly announces she is trying her hand at writing a novel, a declaration met with some bemusement; Marc is certainly unconvinced. Las burst of creativity triggers an apparently threatened Karine to pick up her own pen, and even Francis hilariously dusts off a long-abandoned artistic side. When Las book is picked up by a major publisher, great things seem assured if only her friends and husband can handle it. Those who enjoyed the Italian hit Perfect Strangers are sure to find this delicious tale of tested loyalties as equally winning. This is one to share with your own friends and partners; an opportunity to sit back and enjoy the sparks that fly on screen - and off.
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          DVD Code PAL214
          Barcode 9322225241121
          Released NZ 30 Sep 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Days Of The Bagnold Summer
            

          Days Of The Bagnold Summer (DVD, M)

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          The Inbetweeners star Simon Bird's directorial debut is a funny, charming and wince-inducingly accurate adaptation of Joff Winterhart's graphic novel, with a soundtrack by Belle & Sebastian. Days of the Bagnold Summer sweetly draws you into the wobbly relationship between well-in...tentioned single librarian Sue Bagnold and her black-clad teenage son Daniel, who'd rather listen to Metallica than his mother. Daniel was meant to spend the summer in Florida visiting his dad, but is now stuck with Mum following the trip's cancellation. The film boasts supporting turns by Rob Brydon and Alice Lowe, but belongs to its two leads. Long-suffering Sue is sympathetically portrayed by Monica Dolan, with Earl Cave's Daniel a suitably lank-haired, pale-skinned picture of adolescent metal-head angst.
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          DVD Code LFD0022
          Barcode 9322225241251
          Released NZ 30 Sep 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Comeback Trail
            

          The Comeback Trail (DVD, M)

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          In debt to the mob and in need of a new money making scheme to save his skin, greedy grindhouse film producer, Max Barber, (Robert Deniro) decides to produce a dangerous new film, all for the sake of killing his lead actor in a stunt so he can rake in the insurance money. But whe...n he casts Duke Montana, (Tommy Lee Jones) an aging, washed up movie star as the lead, Max never expects the depressed old drunk to be revitalised by being in front of the camera again. Unable to kill Duke in a basic stunt, Max ups the stakes, putting Duke into ever more dangerous situations. And as Duke survives stunt after stunt, Max unwittingly starts making the best movie of his career. A cross between Get Shorty and The Producers, THE COMEBACK TRAIL, is a fun journey through the underbelly of Hollywood. Littered with a cast of unforgettable and outrageous characters, it will have you giggling.
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          DVD Code MMA6905
          Barcode 9322225239975
          Released NZ 4 Nov 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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