This period drama was developed from one of the best-known productions in New Zealand theatre: Bruce Mason's long-running solo play based on his Auckland childhood. Ian Mune saw the show in Tauranga at age 19, and much later adapted the story for screen, and directed and co-produced the film. Auckland's East Coast Bays provided most sets, and the extras included a promising newcomer named Lucy Lawless, who went on to international fame as the star of Xena. The young lead actor, Stephen Fulford, won one of the film's numerous international awards.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
NZ On Screen
Reference: End of the golden weather. Producer, Christina Milligan; producer, director and writer, Ian Mune. South Pacific Pictures, 1991.
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