Geoff Murphy

A Life on Film - I'm taking this bloody car to Invercargill
Product Number: EB00632147
Released: Jan 20, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781775491163
Publisher: HarperCollins
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The majorly entertaining memoir from a major entertainer - Geoff <'Goodbye Pork Pie'

<"I'm taking this bloody car to Invercargill!"It wasthe line that had cinema audiences cheering. became an instant classic, and announced the arrival of a major new talent in director Geoff Murphy. With his next two films, and , he cemented his reputation as a pioneer of New Zealand cinema, eventually arriving in Hollywood as a gun-for-hire in the super-charged world of studio politics and superstar egos.He'd come a long way from his days as a struggling school teacher, and then a member of a madcap band of merry pranksters known as Blerta, founded by his great friend andcollaborator Bruno Lawrence. But it was the same sense of adventure -witha healthy dose of Kiwi ingenuity - that defined every stage of his career.In thiscandid and funny memoir, Geoff Murphy looks back on a life in (and on)film - from do-it-yourself shoots in the 1960s to epic work on Peter Jackson's trilogy -and delivers thedirector's cut of atruly remarkable life.

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Author(s): Geoff Murphy
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2015