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Taika Waititi talks to FPS about his influences, including the one that pervades his second feature and New Zealand’s biggest ever home-grown hit.

New Zealand’s Taika Waititi brought his quirk-tastic first feature Eagle Versus Shark, starring Jemaine Clement of Flight of the Conchords, to FPS for a special screening

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and Q+A.

His second feature, Boy, has already become New Zealand’s biggest ever home-grown hit, and it’s not hard to see why.

It brings fantasy, comedy, music, dancing, and a lot of heart to the story of a young boy who’s reunited with his estranged (and strange) father.

Waititi talks to FPS about his influences, including the one that pervades Boy – Thriller -era Michael Jackson.

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