Kōrero: Feature film

Adolescence and rites of passage in film: In my father's den

This clip shows the making of a scene from Brad McGann's 2004 drama In my father's den. This adaptation of Maurice Gee's novel explores the uneasy relationship between a burnt-out war correspondent and a teenage girl (played by Emily Barclay). The film's emotionally damaged characters are isolated from each other in the stark landscape of central Otago.

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Reference: In my father's den. Producers, Dixie Linder and Trevor Haysom; writer and director, Brad McGann. T.H.E. FILM and Little Bird, 2004.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Helen Martin, 'Feature film - New Zealand and the movies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/42463/adolescence-and-rites-of-passage-in-film-in-my-fathers-den (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by Helen Martin, published 22 Oct 2014