Rain: “under the surreal glare of a sunburnt hangover”

“A detached study of sleepy domestic torpor seizing up into tragic desperation, Christine Jeffs’s debut feature, Rain, bears resemblance to The Virgin Suicides and Ratcatcher […] Jeffs’s compositions are clean and evocative; and aided by John Toon’s cinematography, the film transpires under the surreal glare of a sunburnt hangover”.


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Rich Production Incentives Draw Global Projects

Rich Production Incentives Draw Global Projects

For a small country with a film industry that is export-driven, the quality of New Zealand’s incentives is critical, Variety’s Asia bureau chief Patrick Frater reports. Despite the kudos and tourism dollars…