What a great name for a movie.
A modern remake of 1981’s antipodean adventure flick Goodbye Pork Pie (directed by Geoff Murphy, the father of Pork Pie’s Matt), Pork Pie has been renovated and updated to fit the times. Sleeker, bigger and faster, the movie takes us across the full breadth of New Zealand, north to south and with a ferry in-between.
There’s plenty of fun to be had here.
Unwilling to move on from his ex-fiancée, Jon (O’Gorman) decides it’s best that he gatecrashes a wedding in order to talk with his spurned love Susie (Prebble) in the desperate hope she’ll take him back. After his car dies a fiery death, he’s left no choice but to thumb a…