Magik & Rose DVD

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Magik & Rose - 1999



Kahukura Productions - 92 min.
DVD UPC # 9312590150234

Cast: Alison Bruce, Nicola Murphy, Oliver Driver, Simon Ferry, Florence Hartigan.
Screenplay: Vanessa Alexander; Photography: Fred Renata; Art Director: Simon Harper; Editor: Eric DeBeus; Composer: Victoria Kelly; Producer: Larry Parr; Director: Vanessa Alexander.

As everyone in town gears up for the annual Hokitka Wild Foods Festival, Magik and Rose are locked in a poignant and funny off-beat tale of friendship and fertility. The result could end a good marriage, redefine the "perfect man", as well as discover what it means to be mother and daughter. I wonder how the crew "found" so many sunny days in which to film this, short of ideal, quirky comedy. Somewhat muddled fair, but enjoyable just the same.

Censor Rating: M -- Review Rating: C+

Magik & Rose
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AVAILABILITY OF COPIES

No known NTSC DVD copies. It is available on R4 PAL dvd, in New Zealand, selling for about $15nz. It is presented 1.85:1 with 2.0 dolby digital stereo sound. Extras include: A 2-minute trailer and two film related promo music videos - 'Home Tonight' (4:55) and 'West Coast Bound' (2:28). There are no subtitles.

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Illusions, no.31(summer 2000/2001)
Listener, v.174no.3141(July 22, 2000)
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