About

Actor Michael Hurst's first film as director takes its title from a song by country music icon, Hank Williams. The film takes staples of country music Americana and transports them into New Zealand of the 1950s. After their marriage ends, a salesman and his wife go their separate ways with the film following each of their paths as they meet up with mysterious travelling companions, a railway inspector and Hank Williams.

The film screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994.

 

 

Technical Info: 
Colour, 35 mm
Duration: 
14min
Production Year: 
1994
Production Company: 
Frame Up Films
Festival/Awards: 
1994 - Cannes Film Festival, Wellington Film Festival, Auckland Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival. 1995 - Dublin International Film Festival.
Sales Agent: 
NZ Film

Key Roles

Director
Writer
Producer

Key Crew

Cinematographer
Leon Narbey
Editor
Rob Jayne