Kōrero: Humour

Forgotten silver, 1995 (3 o 4)

Forgotten silver, 1995

The 'mockumentary' Forgotten silver by Peter Jackson and Costa Botes is the straight-faced story of a supposedly overlooked pioneer of cinema, New Zealander Colin McKenzie. The film gains credibility through earnest appearances by Jackson himself, actor Sam Neill, critic Leonard Maltin and producer Harvey Weinstein. When it screened on New Zealand television it persuaded much of the audience that McKenzie was an authentic national hero. Many were furious afterwards at being deceived.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

New Zealand Film Archive Ngā Kaitiaki O Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua
Reference: P03131

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Caroline Harker, 'Humour - Humour on screen, 1970–2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/37534/forgotten-silver-1995 (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Caroline Harker, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013