A forest ranger is haunted by the disappearance of his four-year- old daughter, and the subsequent breakup of his marriage. He discovers his ex-wife Ana is pregnant to the policeman in charge of his missing daughter’s case.
Prod company: THE Film Limited
Backers: New Zealand Film Commission.
Producer: Trevor Haysom.
Intl sales: NZ Film
Local distrib: Rialto.
Director: Simone Horrocks.
Screenplay: Simone Horrocks from the novel The Paraffin Child, by Stephen Blanchard.
DoP: Jac Fitzgerald.
Production design: Andy McLaren.
Editor: Cushla Dillon
Cast: Antony Starr, Cohen Holloway, Sally Stockwell, Peter McCauley, Maria Walker.
Shooting from April to May 28 on Auckland’s wild West Coast.
Contact: Kathleen Drumm, head of sales and marketing, NZ Film, (64) 4 382 7680.