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Melanie Lynskey came back to NZ to make this light-hearted romantic drama about a competition (famously held in Lower Hutt back in the '80s) where folks can win a Land Rover Discovery - all they have to do is be the last person still holding onto it. Solo mum Lynskey doesn't fancy her chances, until self-obsessed salesman Tom gets her goat and provides her with a bit of motivation. Directed by Anthony McCarten ('Via Satellite'), who adapted his own novel for the screenplay. Music by Don McGlashan.

Year: 2008
Genre: Comedy, Comedy Romance, Drama, True Stories, New Zealand Film, Made in New Zealand
Country: NZ
Director: Anthony McCarten
Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Craig Hall, Stephen Lovatt, Kyle Dyhrberg, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Matt Whelan, Nick Dunbar, Semu Filipo, William Johnson, Anna Dawson
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes and offensive language.
6.5/10
Location in store: New Zealand Film

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