9 Dec 2015

Hunt for the Wilderpeople - Taika Waititi

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:17 pm on 9 December 2015

New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi is off to Sundance Film Festival for the fourth time. His new film Hunt for the Wilderpeople is set to premiere in January.

Taika gave Jesse Mulligan his number at a university comedy festival in 1995, and Jesse tracks him down in Los Angeles to find out more about the project.

Taika Waititi at the 2015 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

“The one thing I tried to do with Sam [Neill] was get rid of the side part that he always has in roles he does” – Taika Waititi

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