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Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue
  • 2006
  • New Zealand
  • 103 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Robert Sarkies
  • Written by: Graeme Tetley, Robert Sarkies
  • Cast: Karl Urban, Matthew Sunderland, Lois Lawn, Simon Ferry, Tandi Wright, Paul Glover, William Kircher, Georgia Fabish, Fayth Rasmussen

Based on real events, this film recounts the devastating massacre of Aramoana, a small New Zealand seaside town, in which, in November 1990, a local man shot dead 13 people, before being killed himself by a policeman.

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Out of the Blue

24 Apr 2008

New Zealand filmmaker Robert Scarfies Sarkies’ fictional reconstruction of the 1990 Aramoana Massacre, in which a lone gunman set out on a killing spree in a quiet seaside town, gets a brief outing at the cinema this fortnight. The film will also be…

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