Fiona Samuel

Footrot Flats: The Dog's Tale (1986)

Featuring the characters from Murray Ball's "Footrot Flats", (New Zealands most beloved local cartoon strip ). Questions to be answered include: Will Wal Footrot win the affections of Cheeky Hobson over the sleazy Spit Murphy? Will the Dog win the affections of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Murray Ball
CAST:  Peter Rowley  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Fiona Samuel  •  Peter Hayden

Featuring the characters from Murray Ball's "Footrot Flats", (New Zealands most beloved local cartoon strip ). Questions to be answered include: Will Wal Footrot win the affections of Cheeky Hobson over the sleazy Spit Murphy? Will the Dog win the affections of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Murray Ball
CAST:  Peter Rowley  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Fiona Samuel  •  Peter Hayden

Dark Stories: Tales from Beyond the Grave (2001)

Compilation of six short films from New Zealand: Eau de la vie Sure to Rise A Moment Passing Headlong The Imploding Self: A Journey Through the Life of Fergus McLafferty Bitch  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro  •  Anna Reeves  •  Simon Baré  •  Charlie De Salis  •  Simon Raby  •  Fiona Samuel
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Compilation of six short films from New Zealand: Eau de la vie Sure to Rise A Moment Passing Headlong The Imploding Self: A Journey Through the Life of Fergus McLafferty Bitch  (more)

DIRECTION:  Niki Caro  •  Anna Reeves  •  Simon Baré  •  Charlie De Salis  •  Simon Raby  •  Fiona Samuel
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Bliss (2011)

Bliss tells the story of Katherine Mansfield in her early 20s as she leaves New Zealand and begins her journey as a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
CAST:  Kate Elliott  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Antony Starr  •  Chelsie Preston Crayford

Bliss tells the story of Katherine Mansfield in her early 20s as she leaves New Zealand and begins her journey as a writer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
CAST:  Kate Elliott  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Antony Starr  •  Chelsie Preston Crayford

Stroke (1993)

Dorothy (Fiona Samuel), a lone swimmer, luxuriates in tranquil bliss at a deserted pool — only to have her solitude rudely interrupted by a squad of swimmers. A wordless, strikingly choreographed conflict ensues as Dorothy attempts to assert herself against the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Jeffs
CAST:  William Bridge  •  Matthew Chamberlain  •  Fiona Samuel

Dorothy (Fiona Samuel), a lone swimmer, luxuriates in tranquil bliss at a deserted pool — only to have her solitude rudely interrupted by a squad of swimmers. A wordless, strikingly choreographed conflict ensues as Dorothy attempts to assert herself against the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Jeffs
CAST:  William Bridge  •  Matthew Chamberlain  •  Fiona Samuel

Bitch

Isabel recalls a trio of relationships: one with a man in the middle of discovering he is gay, one with a man who doesn't like the smell of Isabel's pet dog, and the one with her friend Ruth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
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Isabel recalls a trio of relationships: one with a man in the middle of discovering he is gay, one with a man who doesn't like the smell of Isabel's pet dog, and the one with her friend Ruth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
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Piece of My Heart (2009)

Adapted from Renee's 1995 novel Does This Make Sense to You?, the TV movie lays bare the pain caused by forced adoptions inflicted on unwed and teenage mothers in 1950s and 60s Aotearoa  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  John Bach  •  Emily Barclay  •  Michelle Blundell

Adapted from Renee's 1995 novel Does This Make Sense to You?, the TV movie lays bare the pain caused by forced adoptions inflicted on unwed and teenage mothers in 1950s and 60s Aotearoa  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fiona Samuel
CAST:  Rena Owen  •  John Bach  •  Emily Barclay  •  Michelle Blundell

Love Mussel (2001)

In this mockumentary, Kevin Smith plays himself covering the story of a New Zealand town after the discovery that a local shellfish, the geoduck (pronounced "gooey duck") has the properties of Viagra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hurst
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Geoff Snell  •  Vicky Haughton  •  Peter Rowley

In this mockumentary, Kevin Smith plays himself covering the story of a New Zealand town after the discovery that a local shellfish, the geoduck (pronounced "gooey duck") has the properties of Viagra.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hurst
CAST:  Kevin Smith  •  Geoff Snell  •  Vicky Haughton  •  Peter Rowley