Skip to main content

Little Queen

New Zealand, 1984 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Peter Wells

A child's impression of a small country town in New Zealand during a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.

See also...

PANSY

"I overheard Dad say 'He's turning into a bloody pansy.' And I remember standing in the front garden, looking down at the pansies thinking, 'I don't get it. I can't understand it. Why is such an ... More »

The Faster Gun Down Under

In the suburbs of New Zealand's largest city is a cowboy club, whose members act out their Hollywood fantasies by dressing up and staging fist fights and shoot-outs. This film documents their ... More »

MR WONG

After suffering a long-winded sales pitch, Meg buys a Jaguar that will help her make the regular visit to her parents in the country. Meg. however, soon realises that the car is haunted by a ghost ... More »

THE SILENT ONE

Stunningly photographed in the tropical Cook Islands this feature film tells the story of a native boy who mysteriously emerges from the sea as a baby and is adopted by one of the villagers. The boy ... More »

Sinistre

A high contrast black and white short comedy from New Zealand about a strange family in which the term Sinistre takes on its ancient meaning: "to be middle aged and left-handed". Mrs Stubbs has no ... More »

Pop

Possibly the most extraordinary short film at MIFF this year, in Pop the viewer is the main character as we take a candid journey from tourist to drag queens and some startlmgly real stuff in ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director