Pictures (1981)

  • Drama
  • 1h 28m

Set in 19th Century New Zealand, Pictures is a story of two central struggles: Maori and Pakeha, brother against brother.

Walter Burton is a young photographer embittered by a warning from authorities that he is not to exhibit photos depicting Maori being taken prisoner by Colonial troops. Walter’s brother Alfred however is prepared to comply, and meets with much more success. Determined to assert himself, Walter exhibits his controversial pictures - with disastrous results for his brother and himself.

Director

Michael Black

Writer

Robert Lord

Writer

John O'Shea

Producer

John O'Shea

Director of Photography

Rory O'Shea

Editor

John Kiley

Language

English

Country of Origin

New Zealand