9émes Rencontres Internationales du Cinéma des Antipodes
      Out Of The Blue
Sunday 14, 11.00
Thursday 11, 21.00

On November 13th 1990, in the small New Zealand seaside town of Aramoana, local man David Gray took a high-powered automatic weapon and shot dead 13 people. It remains the worst mass murder in New Zealand’s history. As emergency services scrambled to reach Aramoana, a handful of young, under-armed local policemen risked their lives trying to find the gunman. Terrified and confused residents were trapped in their homes for 24 hours, not knowing where David Gray was – or if they would become his next victim. There were great feats of bravery on that terrible day – from ordinary people in the most extraordinary of situations

OUT OF THE BLUE is a gripping and powerful story of courage and survival.

Toronto 2006 selection
Melbourne 2007 official selection

directed by Robert Sarkies

New-Zealand / 2006 / 106 min / 35 mm / colour / / drama


Screenplay : Graeme Tetley avec Robert Sarkies
Cinematography : Greig Fraser
Editing : Annie Collins
Music :  Victoria Kelly
Production : Tim White, Steven O’Meagher

Cast : Karl Urban, Matthew Sunderland, Lois Lawn, Tandi Wright, Paul Glover.

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