Stewart Main

50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)

Sweet, chubby, theatrical Billy was never cut out to be a farmer or a rugby player, but as the only son of a ‘good kiwi bloke’ he’s obliged to try. The cows are stubborn and the chores gruelling but Billy finds escape in a fantasy world playing Lana, heroine of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Andrew Paterson  •  Harriet Beattie  •  Jay Collins  •  Georgia McNeil

Sweet, chubby, theatrical Billy was never cut out to be a farmer or a rugby player, but as the only son of a ‘good kiwi bloke’ he’s obliged to try. The cows are stubborn and the chores gruelling but Billy finds escape in a fantasy world playing Lana, heroine of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Andrew Paterson  •  Harriet Beattie  •  Jay Collins  •  Georgia McNeil

Twilight of the Gods (1996)

A Maori warrior comes upon the aftermath of a battle to find that the only survivor is a wounded enemy soldier. His wishes to avenge his fallen countrymen by finishing off this helpless enemy but the gods won't allow it (as conveyed to him through a spirit bird). ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Greg Mayor  •  John Maunsell  •  Tony Kingi  •  Wayne Pivac

A Maori warrior comes upon the aftermath of a battle to find that the only survivor is a wounded enemy soldier. His wishes to avenge his fallen countrymen by finishing off this helpless enemy but the gods won't allow it (as conveyed to him through a spirit bird). ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Greg Mayor  •  John Maunsell  •  Tony Kingi  •  Wayne Pivac

Desperate Remedies (1993)

In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is desperate for cash and thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main  •  Peter Wells
CAST:  Jennifer Ward-Lealand  •  Kevin Smith  •  Lisa Chappell  •  Cliff Curtis

In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is desperate for cash and thinks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main  •  Peter Wells
CAST:  Jennifer Ward-Lealand  •  Kevin Smith  •  Lisa Chappell  •  Cliff Curtis

My First Suit (1985)

14-year old Steve is caught between creatures he does not fully understand: two parents with very different ideas about the suit he should wear to his first school dance. Meanwhile everywhere he seems to look, images of men are taking control of his imagination. In ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Conrad Crawte  •  Heather Lindsay  •  Martyn Sanderson  •  Terry Bacon

14-year old Steve is caught between creatures he does not fully understand: two parents with very different ideas about the suit he should wear to his first school dance. Meanwhile everywhere he seems to look, images of men are taking control of his imagination. In ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Conrad Crawte  •  Heather Lindsay  •  Martyn Sanderson  •  Terry Bacon

One of Them! (1998)

One of Them! was one of two dramas (alongside Niki Caro movie Memory and Desire) inspired by short stories collected in Peter Wells' 1991 book Dangerous Desires. It was made for TV One as a Montana Sunday drama. Set in Auckland, 1965, One of Them! follows Lemmy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Ciaran Pennington  •  Cameron J. Watt  •  Stephen Papps  •  Ray Woolf

One of Them! was one of two dramas (alongside Niki Caro movie Memory and Desire) inspired by short stories collected in Peter Wells' 1991 book Dangerous Desires. It was made for TV One as a Montana Sunday drama. Set in Auckland, 1965, One of Them! follows Lemmy and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main
CAST:  Ciaran Pennington  •  Cameron J. Watt  •  Stephen Papps  •  Ray Woolf

A Death in the Family (1987)

Peter Wells and Stewart Main’s acclaimed drama screened in primetime and was ground-breaking in featuring AIDS. Wells' script is based on the death of one of his friends — one of the first New Zealanders to die from the disease — but the living are the focus, as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main  •  Peter Wells
CAST: 

Peter Wells and Stewart Main’s acclaimed drama screened in primetime and was ground-breaking in featuring AIDS. Wells' script is based on the death of one of his friends — one of the first New Zealanders to die from the disease — but the living are the focus, as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stewart Main  •  Peter Wells
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