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Don Selwyn est un Acteur, Réalisateur et Casteur Néo-Zélandais né le 22 novembre 1935

Don Selwyn

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Nationalité Nouvelle zelande
Naissance 22 novembre 1935
Mort 13 avril 2007 (à 71 ans)

Don Charles Selwyn, ONZM (22 November 1935 – 13 April 2007) was a Maori actor and film director from New Zealand. He was a founding member of the New Zealand Maori Theatre Trust and directed the 2002 film The Merchant of Venice, the first Maori language feature film with English subtitles.

Born of Ngati Kuri and Te Aupōuri descent, Selwyn grew up in Taumarunui and began his professional life as a teacher. In 1984 he began a film and television training course for Maori and Pacific Islanders. In 1992 he co-founded He Taonga Films. In 2007 the Arts Foundation of New Zealand selected him for an Icon Award, which was awarded to him privately shortly before he died.

Selwyn was made an ONZM in the 199 New Year Honours, for services to theatre, film and television.

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Ian Mune
Ian Mune
(5 films)
Geoff Murphy
Geoff Murphy
(1 films)
Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1 films)
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Filmographie de Don Selwyn (8 films)

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Came a Hot Friday, 1h41
Réalisé par Ian Mune
Genres Drame, Comédie
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Billy T James, Marshall Napier, Don Selwyn, Bruce Allpress, Roy Billing, Prince Tui Teka
Rôle Norm Cray
Note68% 3.429743.429743.429743.429743.42974
In rural New Zealand in 1949, Wes Pennington (Peter Bland) and his partner Cyril (Philip Gordon) are out to run a horse-racing scam for as long as they can. They are inveterate gamblers who have joined forces to trick local bookies, by taking advantage of delayed broadcasts of horse races. After arriving in small town Tainuia Junction, Wes and Cyril get involved in a bootlegging ring, arson and murder. Among a group of local eccentrics, they also meet the Tainuia Kid (Billy T. James), a Maori who believes himself to be a Mexican bandito. He becomes a kind of protector for the duo.
Mesmerized
Mesmerized (1985)
, 1h34
Réalisé par Michael Laughlin
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Thriller
Acteurs Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy, Harry Andrews, Dan Shor, Reg Evans
Rôle Joseph
Note49% 2.462272.462272.462272.462272.46227
An orphaned New Zealand girl marries a wealthy and much older businessmen, but strains soon begin to develop between them, causing great emotional and physical toil on them, as well as those around them, from family to servants, and business and trade associates and clientele.
The Lost Tribe
Réalisé par John Laing
Genres Aventure, Horreur
Acteurs John Bach, Don Selwyn, Martyn Sanderson
Rôle Sergeant Swain
Note56% 2.8164752.8164752.8164752.8164752.816475
Anthropologist Max Scarry (John Bach) mysteriously vanishes following his voyage to the island of Fjordland as part of his study on the reclusive Kiwi tribe Huwera Maori. The police believe him to be guilty of murder, after they find a woman's corpse in his island retreat. Max's spouse Ruth (Darien Takle) accompanies her brother-in-law Edward (also Bach) in uncovering the truth. They venture into the eerie island and are haunted by ghastly happenings. Finally, Edward snaps under mental pressure and his brother, apparently having died, possesses his body during a supernatural Huwera Maori procession.
Goodbye Pork Pie, 1h45
Réalisé par Geoff Murphy
Origine Nouvelle zelande
Genres Comédie, Aventure
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Automobile, Road movie, Film de poursuite
Acteurs Tony Barry, Bruno Lawrence, Claire Oberman, Don Selwyn, Marshall Napier, John Bach
Rôle the Kaitaia police officer
Note68% 3.445013.445013.445013.445013.44501
In the Northland town of Kaitaia in Spring 1978, nineteen-year-old Gerry Austin (Kelly Johnson) opportunistically steals a wallet accidentally dropped by a wealthy woman named Lesley Morris. Finding cash and her driver's licence inside it, he uses them to rent a yellow Mini from Hertz. With no particular aim in mind, he drifts down to Auckland. Meanwhile, in Auckland, the middle-aged John (Tony Barry), has just had Sue, his girlfriend of six years, walk out on him and fly home to Invercargill. After a night on the bottle, John decides to go down to Invercargill.
Sleeping Dogs, 1h47
Réalisé par Roger Donaldson
Origine Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Politique, Dystopique
Acteurs Sam Neill, Tony Martin, Warren Oates, Ian Mune, Bill Johnson, Don Selwyn
Rôle Taupiri
Note63% 3.197433.197433.197433.197433.19743
La Nouvelle-Zélande, dans un futur proche. Smith se rend compte que sa femme le trompe, il la quitte et décide de vivre enfin sa vie. Mais le chaos économique dans lequel est plongé la Nouvelle-Zélande a créé un climat de peur. En effet, des forces spéciales pour le gouvernement sont chargés d'éliminer tout intervenant au régime mis en place. Smith se retrouve dans un clan de résistance pour la démocratie. Mais lui prône une attitude non-violente. Le premier film néo-zélandais à avoir été distribué aux Etats-Unis.
Rangi's Catch, 1h12
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Temuera Morrison, Ian Mune, Don Selwyn

Four children on a remote sheep station in the South Island of New Zealand hear of the escape of two convicts, and realise that the crooks are responsible for burgling their house while they were swimming. They pursue the crooks, and despite being detained by the police help catch the crooks and their stolen money hidden in a cave, so are rewarded. They return to their idyllic rural existence

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Producteur

L'Âme des guerriers, 1h39
Réalisé par Lee Tamahori
Origine Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drame
Thèmes Alcoolisme, La famille, Féminisme, Maladie, La mer, Psychotrope, Transport, La violence conjugale, Gangsters
Acteurs Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Cliff Curtis, Julian Arahanga, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, George Henare
Rôle Casteur
Note78% 3.9485953.9485953.9485953.9485953.948595
Beth et Jake Heke vivent avec leurs cinq enfants dans la banlieue māori pauvre d'Auckland, en Nouvelle-Zélande. Jake vient de perdre son travail. Alcoolique et brutal, il frappe souvent Beth, femme énergique et fière mais toujours amoureuse.