Peter Burger

The Tattooist (2007)

American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a thoughtless act, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Jason Behr  •  Mia Blake  •  David Fane  •  Robbie Magasiva

American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a thoughtless act, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Jason Behr  •  Mia Blake  •  David Fane  •  Robbie Magasiva

Field Punishment No.1 (2014)

In 1916, the New Zealand Government secretly shipped 14 of the country's most outspoken conscientious objectors to the Western Front in an attempt to convert, silence, or quite possibly kill them. This is their story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Fraser Brown  •  Michael Whalley  •  Byron Coll  •  Damien Avery

In 1916, the New Zealand Government secretly shipped 14 of the country's most outspoken conscientious objectors to the Western Front in an attempt to convert, silence, or quite possibly kill them. This is their story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Fraser Brown  •  Michael Whalley  •  Byron Coll  •  Damien Avery

Bloodlines (2010)

In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Mark Mitchinson  •  Nathalie Boltt  •  Craig Hall  •  Will Hall

In 1999, South African emigrant psychiatrist Colin Bouwer murdered his wife in what he thought was an undetectable manner. He was not counting on the skills and tenacity of New Zealand police and his colleagues in the medical profession.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Mark Mitchinson  •  Nathalie Boltt  •  Craig Hall  •  Will Hall

Until Proven Innocent (2009)

In 1993 David Dougherty was found guilty and imprisoned for the abduction and rape of his 11 year old neighbor. It took two trials, two high court appeals, a petition to the Governor General and 3 years, 6 months and 1 week in prison before David finally won his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Peter Elliott  •  Cohen Holloway  •  Jodie Rimmer  •  Miranda Harcourt

In 1993 David Dougherty was found guilty and imprisoned for the abduction and rape of his 11 year old neighbor. It took two trials, two high court appeals, a petition to the Governor General and 3 years, 6 months and 1 week in prison before David finally won his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Peter Elliott  •  Cohen Holloway  •  Jodie Rimmer  •  Miranda Harcourt

Resolve (2017)

Based on the true story of Chris Crean, who took a stand against gang violence in his community only to become a target himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Pana Hema-Taylor  •  Ella Becroft  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Jamus Webster

Based on the true story of Chris Crean, who took a stand against gang violence in his community only to become a target himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Pana Hema-Taylor  •  Ella Becroft  •  Stephen Lovatt  •  Jamus Webster

Billy (2011)

The personal story of New Zealand's most beloved entertainer Billy T James. Reveals the man behind the chuckle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Tainui Tukiwaho  •  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Celia Nicholson

The personal story of New Zealand's most beloved entertainer Billy T James. Reveals the man behind the chuckle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  Tainui Tukiwaho  •  Morgana O'Reilly  •  Kelson Henderson  •  Celia Nicholson

Waitangi - What Really Happened (2011)

This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s 6 February 1840 signing. The production drops the usual solemnity surrounding Aotearoa’s founding document, and uses humour and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  George Henare  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Calvin Tuteao  •  Jarod Rawiri

This docudrama follows an imaginary news reporter who travels back in time to cover the days leading up to the Treaty of Waitangi’s 6 February 1840 signing. The production drops the usual solemnity surrounding Aotearoa’s founding document, and uses humour and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Burger
CAST:  George Henare  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Calvin Tuteao  •  Jarod Rawiri