Peter Tait

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Ian McKellen  •  Viggo Mortensen  •  Sean Astin

Blue Black Permanent (1992)

In 1990s Edinburgh, Barbara Thorburn reflects on memories of her poet mother, Greta, and her tragic death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Margaret Tait
CAST:  Celia Imrie  •  Jack Shepherd  •  James Fleet  •  Gerda Stevenson

In 1990s Edinburgh, Barbara Thorburn reflects on memories of her poet mother, Greta, and her tragic death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Margaret Tait
CAST:  Celia Imrie  •  Jack Shepherd  •  James Fleet  •  Gerda Stevenson

Kitchen Sink (1989)

From the bowels of the kitchen sink, comes a dark and tender love… An original and full-blooded short film that combines humour with surrealism and leads the viewer towards the fantasy of horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Maclean
CAST:  Theresa Healey  •  Peter Tait  •  Annagretta Christian

From the bowels of the kitchen sink, comes a dark and tender love… An original and full-blooded short film that combines humour with surrealism and leads the viewer towards the fantasy of horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Maclean
CAST:  Theresa Healey  •  Peter Tait  •  Annagretta Christian

Venus and Mars (2015)

When an attack on a Palmerston North fraud detective made headlines in October 1996, the New Zealand public followed the media reports with fascination. They read like a plot of a Hollywood film or detective novel. Poison pen letters, satanic worship, a police hate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing  •  John Banas
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Ande Cunningham  •  Sara Wiseman  •  Paul McLaughlin

When an attack on a Palmerston North fraud detective made headlines in October 1996, the New Zealand public followed the media reports with fascination. They read like a plot of a Hollywood film or detective novel. Poison pen letters, satanic worship, a police hate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Laing  •  John Banas
CAST:  Craig Hall  •  Ande Cunningham  •  Sara Wiseman  •  Paul McLaughlin

In Dark Places (2018)

In Dark Places is the gripping story of an innocent man, imprisoned for two decades for a crime he did not commit, and an ex-cop's heroic battle to win him his freedom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Richard Te Are  •  Craig Hall  •  Jocelyn Christian  •  Peter Tait

In Dark Places is the gripping story of an innocent man, imprisoned for two decades for a crime he did not commit, and an ex-cop's heroic battle to win him his freedom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Bennett
CAST:  Richard Te Are  •  Craig Hall  •  Jocelyn Christian  •  Peter Tait

Talkback (1987)

A radio compere is forced to take the late shift and finds her night going places she couldn't have imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Maclean
CAST:  Lucy Sheehan  •  Alistair Douglas  •  Peter Tait  •  John Mellor

A radio compere is forced to take the late shift and finds her night going places she couldn't have imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alison Maclean
CAST:  Lucy Sheehan  •  Alistair Douglas  •  Peter Tait  •  John Mellor

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

Flight of the Albatross (1996)

After a period of separation, Sarah visits her research scientist mother on a remote New Zealand island. Before long Sarah becomes inextricably involved in events involving both Maori legend and an Albatross.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Meyer
CAST:  Jack Thompson  •  Taungaroa Emile  •  Julia Brendler  •  Suzanne von Borsody

After a period of separation, Sarah visits her research scientist mother on a remote New Zealand island. Before long Sarah becomes inextricably involved in events involving both Maori legend and an Albatross.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Werner Meyer
CAST:  Jack Thompson  •  Taungaroa Emile  •  Julia Brendler  •  Suzanne von Borsody

Thicket (2017)

18-year-old Elliot lives and works on a small family-owned New Zealand dairy farm. He meanders out at dawn towards a herd of feeding cows where his attempt to take the wheel for the morning’s feed-out run is quickly overruled by his overbearing father. Elliot’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Vares
CAST:  Tim Hamilton  •  Peter Tait  •  Albertine Jonas  •  Mike Adams

18-year-old Elliot lives and works on a small family-owned New Zealand dairy farm. He meanders out at dawn towards a herd of feeding cows where his attempt to take the wheel for the morning’s feed-out run is quickly overruled by his overbearing father. Elliot’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Vares
CAST:  Tim Hamilton  •  Peter Tait  •  Albertine Jonas  •  Mike Adams