Like Geoff Murphy's subsequent films in Utu and The Quiet Earth, Goodbye Pork Pie begins to lose a little steam after the first hour. 11, No. 410 In Wellington, the trio meet Mulvaney (Bruno Lawrence), an old associate of John's, who gives the trio overnight accommodation at his garage and supplies them with money and drugs in return for parts of the car. Goodbye Pork Pie - Goodbye Pork Pie was a low-budget sensation, definitively proving Kiwis could make blockbusters too. John says goodbye to Gerry, who is severely injured, then takes the car and proceeds to Invercargill. height="410" Both the road trip and the filmmaking breathes a shoestring, gumboot, out of a shed, do it yourself attitude that only New Zealand can provide. John's wife has just left him and moved to Invercargill. We're sorry, but your browser is unable to play this video content. The scene at McNab, Southland where Gerry is caught by the police shows a decrepit old toilet block at the side of the road. The Interislander ferry that the Mini is stowed on between Wellington and Picton is the MV Aratika. If this continues please try upgrading your browser or -->, , We'll send you a weekly email with our picks of new and featured content, , The drama keeps moving along which considering the state of the car is some achievement. Heading south, he meets John (Tony Barry), who wants his wife back, and hitchhiker Shirl (Claire Oberman). [8], Filming of Pork Pie started in March 2016. by 'Goodbye Pork Pie' somehow is considered the ultimate kiwi film, a cult classic ...I mean, it was a lot of fun to watch, the locations and the car chases were outstanding, I'm not sure about the humor, or the way of one of the protagonist…. In 2014, a remake of the film was announced, with Matt Murphy – one of Geoff Murphy's sons who had worked on the original version – as director. A kid leaves town with a rental car and within hours every cop in New Zealand is in hot pursuit. A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts. These were the police cars chasing the Mini throughout both the North and South Islands. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen > Steve Newall of awarded the film 3 stars out of 5, writing "Pork Pie is probably not as bad as you think it's going to be," and adding "It’s just so depressingly familiar though, driven by predictable plotting, well-worn tropes and unenthusing character arcs. Rest in Peace of (1978 Mini 1000 MkIV) Transcript Languages グッドバイポークパイ: Japanese Mach's gut, Pork Pie: Deutsch. Soon they're heading to Invercargill, with the police in pursuit. Jasper van't Hof - Pork Pie, Jasper Van't Hof's Pork Pie, Pork Pie. They find out from the television that Shirl was arrested for shoplifting, and that they're wanted in a national man-hunt of the "Blondini Gang". This is the third film from the New Zealand director Geoff Murphy I watch, I previously did with 'The Quiet Earth' (1985) and 'Freejack' (1992) ...this last one was so freaking awesome! With Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings, Antonia Prebble. Directed by Geoff Murphy. THE New Zealand road trip movie. For an Australian point of comparison, think more along the quality lines of an Alvin Purple or Puberty Blues (even Mad Max) than a more putative ocker comedy like Stork or Adventures of Barry Mackenzie. by There were some funny bits, so great driving and some cool stunts, but mostly it was a real product of it's time with a classic, rape but it wasn't really rape scene, women constantly being referred to as bitches and terrible 80s acting. generally, it's a fun movie with a much better sense of L O C A T I O N, pace and spirit than the remake has, which makes those few cruel jests quite the bummer. --> 585 Minuetto - Trio Luigi Boccherini, Cuarteto Casals, Eckart Runge • Boccherini: La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid Also, I had to have a giggle at the shaking shot from the helicopter. Goodbye Pork Pie- Clip: Goodbye Pork Pie Extras (clip 1) Young Gerry (Kelly Johnson) steals a yellow Mini from a Kaitaia rental company. Record and instantly share video messages from your browser. Heading south, he meets John (Tony Barry), who wants his wife back, and hitchhiker Shirl (Claire Oberman). A documentary about three Kiwi motor-racing legends:... Goodbye Pork Pie features in this survey of NZ film, A different sort of motoring tour of New Zealand. style="width: 585px" He almost catches Gerry and John, but ends up driving off the road and down the bank trying to avoid a combine harvester blocking the road. style="width: 585px" Its sharp editing and questionable character motivation is made up for by its charm and enjoyable absurdity. Goodbye Pork Pie- Clip: Goodbye Pork Pie Extras (clip 2) Pork Pie tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of the New Zealand in a yellow mini, protesting conformity and chasing lost love, with a posse of cops and a media frenzy hot in their pursuit. Part two of a two-part interview with Writer/Director/Producer Geoff Murphy. She reviewed the film 9/10 and writes “this is a film that refused to be pinned down by a single genre, and is simultaneously moving, hilarious, and gripping as it ups the stakes constantly, to an epic and explosive end[16]”. Two men in a Mini pick up a woman hitchhiker off the road. 585 We're sorry, but this video is currently unavailable on mobile. Evan Yates. Review by Ruth Scouller ★★★½ . Together with the little mini that Gerry names "Pork Pie", they hit the road to travel the length of the country.