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Boy

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    Taika Waititi Talks About Making The Smash Hit New Zealand Film 'Boy' & His Plans To Reunite With Jemaine Clement

    After screening “Boy” for the first time in the United States since January 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival, writer-director-actor Taika Waititi had only one thing to say: “Thanks for watching this film in a space-age room.”

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    Taika Waititi & Jemaine Clement Co-Writing A Comedy About World War II & A Vampire Movie

    Actor-writer-director-comedian Taika Waititi has been rising quickly in certain circles. He followed his critically-acclaimed directorial debut "Eagle Vs. Shark" with the coming-of-age dramedy "Boy," the highest grossing film in New Zealand history, slated to make it's stateside debut this March. Wi...

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  • Indiewire  News

    Paladin Nabs Kiwi Hit "Boy"

    New Zealand director Taika Waititi's "Boy" has been picked up for U.S. distribution by Paladin and Unison Films in association with Radius Films, Paladin president Mark Urman said Monday. The film, which screened at Sundance and Berlin, where it won the Grand Prix for Best Feature Film (Generation),...

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    NY International Children's Film Festival to Open with "Mars" and Spotlight Women in Film

    The New York International Children's Film Festival announced its complete lineup today. In addition to a slate of twelve new feature films, the festival will also screen short films grouped in age-appropriate programs and host a panel on women in film for its young girl attendees. The panel, "Breaking into the Boys Club: Girls Behind the Camera," will include "Precious" producer Lisa Cortes, prolific indie producer Christine Vachon, and Pixar producer Kori Rae amongst others. The short films screened at this year's fest will have the opportunity, for the first time since the fest's founding in 1997, to gain eligibility for the short film...

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