Screening in Raglan from nationwide release date of 3rd May.
Graeme Tuckett, Waikato Times 4/5 Stars. “The funniest and most likeable film I’ve seen this year. Go see it.”
ANIKA MOA “HILARIOUS”
KATE RODGER, TV3 “They say breaking up is hard to do, but never has it been quite this hilarious”
SXSW review (South West by South West, Austin, Texas- world premiere): “Filled with hysterically funny jokes, infectious energy and an honest story about friendship being the most important relationship. Prepare yourself for some great cameos (every New Zealander is in this movie). This marks a new addition to the New Zealand invasion of comedy.”
THE BREAKER UPPERERS
- Sunday 13 May 5.00 – Extra screening
- Sunday 13 May 7.00 – Extra screening
- Saturday 19 May 6.15
- Sunday 20 May 7.00 – Extra screening
Licensed bar & homemade snacks on sale at all screenings.
Adults $15, Concession $12, Children $8.
The reduced rates are for $8 child (14 years and under), $12 concession (student, seniors or CS cards).
Family Deals: 1 adult and 2 children: $26; OR 1 adult and 3 children: $32.
Book online: http://raglanmovies.nz, or phone 825 0023 and leave a message.
Door sales from 30 mins before session times.
Jackie van Beek (What We Do in the Shadows) and Madeleine Sami (Sione’s Wedding) are two romance cynics running a business breaking up unhappy couples in this New Zealand buddy comedy.
Got a thousand bucks and a yen to be single? Call “The Breaker Upperers,” two nihilistic New Zealand best friends and roommates who will knock at your soon-to-be ex’s door, hand them your watch, and announce you drowned. Writer-director-stars Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami play Jen and Mel, who committed exclusively, if platonically, to each other 15 years ago when they found out they were dating the same man. Now, both are so soured on love that their hearts have curdled, making it easy to stick fake pregnancy bellies under their shirts and shatter strangers’ lives.
Written and directed by van Beek and Sami, the film also features James Rolleston (Boy), Australian comedian Celia Pacquola (TV’s Rosehaven), Rima Te Wiata (Housebound) and Cohen Holloway (Hunt for the Wilderpeople).
Directed by Madeleine Sami (feature debut), Jackie van Beek (‘The Inland Road’)
Starring Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek, James Rolleston, Celia Pacquola, Rima Te Wiata, Cohen Holloway
Written by Madeleine Sami, Jackie van Beek
Comedy | 81 mins Rating: M Drug use, sex scenes, sexual references & offensive language | New Zealand