Out of the Mist: An Alternate History of New Zealand Cinema ★★★★

An important document of NZ's film history, taking the road less-travelled to highlight some of the less heralded works of our cinema. A companion piece, rather than a competitor to Sam Neill's Cinema of Unease, Tim Wong covers broad themes but especially highlights the modern day focus on our natural landscape (or "landscape for hire" for overseas movie projects) against a more realistic view of the land. An excellent alternate route to the one through Middle Earth.

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