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Two Cars, One Night

New Zealand, 2004 (MIFF 2004)

Director: Taika Waititi

Winner of the Panorama Short Film Award at the 2004 Berlinale, this is a tale of first love, set in the unlikeliest of places.While waiting for their parents, two boys and a girl meet in the carpark of a rural pub.What at first seems to be a relationship based on rivalry soon develops into a close friendship. Featuring extraordinary performances from its young actors, Two Cars, One Night is a touching evocation of a childhood moment of unexpected joy, a moment of beauty in the ordinary.

Taika Waititi is a guest of the Festival.D/S Taika Waititi P Ainsley Gardiner, Catherine Fitzgerald WS New Zealand Film Commission TD 35mm/B&W/2003/11mins Taika Waititi's films include: John and Pogo (2002)

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