Brenda Kendall

An Angel at My Table (1990)

Based on the autobiographical work of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, this production depicts the author at various stage of her life. Afflicted with mental and emotional issues, Frame grows up in an impoverished family and experiences numerous tragedies while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Alexia Keogh  •  Karen Fergusson  •  Iris Churn

Based on the autobiographical work of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, this production depicts the author at various stage of her life. Afflicted with mental and emotional issues, Frame grows up in an impoverished family and experiences numerous tragedies while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Campion
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Alexia Keogh  •  Karen Fergusson  •  Iris Churn

Braindead (1992)

ViolentFunGoofyCrude

When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Timothy Balme  •  Diana Peñalver  •  Elizabeth Moody  •  Ian Watkin

When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Timothy Balme  •  Diana Peñalver  •  Elizabeth Moody  •  Ian Watkin

Memory & Desire (1998)

Sayo and Keiji have eloped to New Zealand to marry, away from the interference of Keiji's disapproving mother in Japan. On their honeymoon, they have the freedom to express their love away from her repressive influence. However, on what should be the happiest of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Yuri Kinugawa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Yōko Narahashi

Sayo and Keiji have eloped to New Zealand to marry, away from the interference of Keiji's disapproving mother in Japan. On their honeymoon, they have the freedom to express their love away from her repressive influence. However, on what should be the happiest of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro
CAST:  Eugene Nomura  •  Yuri Kinugawa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Yōko Narahashi

Lawless: Dead Evidence (2001)

A killer thought behind bars is killing again. It's up to John Lawless (Kevin Smith) and Jodie Keane (Angelina Dotchin) to stop the murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlie Haskell
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Angela Marie Dotchin  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Bruce Hopkins

A killer thought behind bars is killing again. It's up to John Lawless (Kevin Smith) and Jodie Keane (Angelina Dotchin) to stop the murders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlie Haskell
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Angela Marie Dotchin  •  C. Thomas Howell  •  Bruce Hopkins

Out of the Blue (2006)

Ordinary people find extraordinary courage in the face of madness. On 13–14 November 1990 that madness came to Aramoana, a small New Zealand seaside town, in the form of a lone gunman with a high-powered semi-automatic rifle. As he stalked his victims the terrified ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Sarkies
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Tandi Wright  •  Simon Ferry  •  Matthew Sunderland

Ordinary people find extraordinary courage in the face of madness. On 13–14 November 1990 that madness came to Aramoana, a small New Zealand seaside town, in the form of a lone gunman with a high-powered semi-automatic rifle. As he stalked his victims the terrified ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Sarkies
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Tandi Wright  •  Simon Ferry  •  Matthew Sunderland

Safe House (2012)

Safe House is the story of a struggle for survival in an unfamiliar and threatening world, based on the true life experience of a woman in the early days of the witness protection programme in New Zealand. TV Movie  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Serena Cotton  •  Peter Elliott  •  Paul Gittins

Safe House is the story of a struggle for survival in an unfamiliar and threatening world, based on the true life experience of a woman in the early days of the witness protection programme in New Zealand. TV Movie  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing
CAST:  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Serena Cotton  •  Peter Elliott  •  Paul Gittins

Thunderbox (1989)

Expelled from school for repeating one of his father's very down-to-earth philosophies in an English lesson, Thunderbox Jnr finds himself in the workforce and getting into trouble with the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Wi Kuki Kaa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Ian Mune  •  Faifua Amiga Jr.

Expelled from school for repeating one of his father's very down-to-earth philosophies in an English lesson, Thunderbox Jnr finds himself in the workforce and getting into trouble with the law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Tamahori
CAST:  Wi Kuki Kaa  •  Brenda Kendall  •  Ian Mune  •  Faifua Amiga Jr.

Zilch (1989)

Sam works on the tolls and likes to listen. He overhears more than he bargains for and becomes embroiled in a mishmash of corruption and blackmail. Anna is a hooker who specializes in throwing tomatoes at ageing weirdos. Sam and Anna's paths cross as he works ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Riddiford
CAST:  Michael Mizrahi  •  Lucy Sheehan  •  John Watson  •  Peter Tait

Sam works on the tolls and likes to listen. He overhears more than he bargains for and becomes embroiled in a mishmash of corruption and blackmail. Anna is a hooker who specializes in throwing tomatoes at ageing weirdos. Sam and Anna's paths cross as he works ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Riddiford
CAST:  Michael Mizrahi  •  Lucy Sheehan  •  John Watson  •  Peter Tait

Sybil's Psychic Hotline (2017)

Con decides that the perfect way to cheer up her depressed and bedridden partner Bella is to give her a call to a clairvoyant phone line. But the message Bella receives about her future does nothing at all to improve her gloomy disposition. A darkly comic tale of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grant Lahood
CAST:  Brenda Kendall  •  Celia Nicholson  •  Yvette Parsons

Con decides that the perfect way to cheer up her depressed and bedridden partner Bella is to give her a call to a clairvoyant phone line. But the message Bella receives about her future does nothing at all to improve her gloomy disposition. A darkly comic tale of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grant Lahood
CAST:  Brenda Kendall  •  Celia Nicholson  •  Yvette Parsons