The Map Reader
THE MAP READER
In a small
Unexpected friendships with classmate Alison (Mikaila Hutchison), whose sweetness and innocence belie a dark secret, and Mary (Bonnie Soper), a blind young woman on the cusp of adulthood, rouse Michael from his isolation and send him on a journey of self-discovery. As his life begins to spiral out of control, Michael is forced into some difficult choices about the course of his life.
Director Harold Brodie has spun a haunting and tender coming-of-age story which features standout performances by newcomers
'A though provoking film that reminded me of some of the problems of my own emergence through teenage years'. The Mature Traveller.
“A lovely local film... that’ll soon draw you into its very realistic world. It’s no surprise it has caused quite a stir and picked up the odd award on the International Film Festival circuit” - New Zealand Woman’s Weekly
Rebecca Gibney’s first leading role in a feature film
Critically acclaimed NZ Release earlier this year
Screened at 19 international film festivals & won 4 awards
Nominated for thee Qantas Film Awards:
Best Feature Film – Budget under $1million
**Winner** Best Supporting Actress (Bonnie Soper)
Best Editing in a Feature Film
Written & Directed by: Harold Brodie
Distributor: Arkles Entertainment. Runtime: 90 minutes / Drama