Skip to main content

One Man's Meat

New Zealand, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Christine Parker

He's late home — again. She's lonely; she's fed up; she's got ambitions. She gets help from some big stars — Dionne Warwick, The Virgin Mary, a Living Barbie Doll and a Dominatrix... But what will they lead her to do? There's more cooking than just dinner.

See also...

Hinekaro Goes on a Picnic and Blows Up Another Obelisk

Have you ever eaten mutton bird? Fished for eels with a spider's web? There's a lot more I bet you haven't done or imagined in this visually astounding work based on a short story by Ken Hulme ... More »

Lovelock

Obsessed with running faster than any man before him, Jack Lovelock came to the 1936 Berlin Olympics in pursuit of perfection. With powerful directorial understatement and lumi­nous ... More »

The Lounge Bar

A lonely bar. A girl, A country and western singer in the comer. Who needs anything more to relive the violent past? A post-modern black comedy. ... 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 »

Roimata

Roimata, a young Maori woman from the East Coast, travels to the city to meet her half sister Girlie. Introduced to gang members, the scene is set for confontation when Kevin, a young Salvation Army ... More »

Beautiful

Have you ever wondered what men talk about when they go fishing? Sublimely located, this beautifully photographed tale about two men and their tackle subverts all expectations. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director