Sarah Peirse

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

EpicFantasticalAdventurousAction-packed

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Martin Freeman  •  Richard Armitage  •  Ken Stott

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

AdventurousEpicAction-packedDark

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  John Bell  •  Dean O'Gorman  •  Lee Pace  •  Martin Freeman

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Simon O'Connor

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Jackson
CAST:  Melanie Lynskey  •  Kate Winslet  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Simon O'Connor

Unconditional Love (2002)

After her husband leaves her, a woman travels to London for the funeral of the pop star, Victor Fox, she's adored all her life. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, and convinces him to come back to Chicago with her to figure out who killed the singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Hogan
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  Rupert Everett  •  Meredith Eaton  •  Peter Sarsgaard

After her husband leaves her, a woman travels to London for the funeral of the pop star, Victor Fox, she's adored all her life. There, she meets the lover of the dead pop star, and convinces him to come back to Chicago with her to figure out who killed the singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  P.J. Hogan
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  Rupert Everett  •  Meredith Eaton  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988)

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Bruce Lyons  •  Chris Haywood  •  Hamish McFarlane  •  Marshall Napier

In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Bruce Lyons  •  Chris Haywood  •  Hamish McFarlane  •  Marshall Napier

Rain (2001)

Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and Jim are left to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Jeffs
CAST:  Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Marton Csokas  •  Alastair Browning

Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and Jim are left to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christine Jeffs
CAST:  Alicia Fulford-Wierzbicki  •  Sarah Peirse  •  Marton Csokas  •  Alastair Browning

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

Poor Boy

A little boy announces on his seventh birthday that he is a stranger named Danny, a grown man who died seven years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Pearce
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Carice van Houten  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Richard Roxburgh

A little boy announces on his seventh birthday that he is a stranger named Danny, a grown man who died seven years earlier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Pearce
CAST:  Guy Pearce  •  Carice van Houten  •  Frances O'Connor  •  Richard Roxburgh

Mortal Engines (2018)

Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Rivers
CAST:  Hera Hilmar  •  Robert Sheehan  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Ronan Raftery

Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Rivers
CAST:  Hera Hilmar  •  Robert Sheehan  •  Hugo Weaving  •  Ronan Raftery

Arriving Tuesday (1986)

Monica arrives back from her big overseas experience to find her boyfriend Nick unchanged. Although Nick styles himself an artist, he is really something of a cultural redneck, and when the couple head up north for a break, and they meet up with Riki, a poet, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Riddiford
CAST:  Judy McIntosh  •  Peter Hayden  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Heather Bolton

Monica arrives back from her big overseas experience to find her boyfriend Nick unchanged. Although Nick styles himself an artist, he is really something of a cultural redneck, and when the couple head up north for a break, and they meet up with Riki, a poet, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Riddiford
CAST:  Judy McIntosh  •  Peter Hayden  •  Rawiri Paratene  •  Heather Bolton