Story: Humour

Goodbye Pork Pie, 1981 (1st of 4)

A durable yellow Mini carries Goodbye Pork Pie's main characters from one end of New Zealand to the other. In this clip, they engage in some high-speed mayhem in downtown Wellington. Goodbye Pork Pie's anarchic energy was light years away from the 'unease' that supposedly characterised New Zealand cinema, and the film was a big box-office hit.

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Caroline Harker, 'Humour - Humour on screen, 1970–2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/37532/goodbye-pork-pie-1981 (accessed 26 March 2019)

Story by Caroline Harker, published 5 Sep 2013