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Watch the Trailer for Taika Waititi's New Sundance Film 'Boy'

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December 21, 2009
Source: Quiet Earth

Boy Trailer

I'm a bit hesitant about featuring this since I don't like watching trailers for Sundance films before going to Sundance, but I thought why the hell not. Boy is the new film from New Zealand comedian / filmmaker Taika Waititi, better known as Taika Cohen, who directed Eagle vs Shark in 2007 (read my review). Quiet Earth, who was the first to find the trailer, just emailed me about it, as I've been looking forward to seeing Taiki's follow-up to Eagle vs Shark. It was announced a few weeks ago that Boy would be premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January. After watching this trailer, I definitely can't wait to see this there. Enjoy!

Watch the first trailer for Taika Waititi's Boy:

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When his father returns after many years away, 11-year-old Boy (James Rolleston) and his little brother Rocky (Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu) must reconcile reality with a fantasy dad they created in their minds.

Boy is written and directed by New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi, aka as Taika Cohen, who made his feature debut in 2007 with the Sundance gem Eagle vs Shark and also directed some episodes of "The Flight of the Conchords" as well as the short film Two Cars, One Night. This will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2010 in January. This doesn't have a US distributor yet, but it'll probably find one at Sundance.

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Reader Feedback - 24 Comments

1

Doesn't look half bad. I love Eagle vs. Shark, so, I guess I'll be watching for this one.

FancyMonocle on Dec 21, 2009

2

Looks great!

Dark Fist on Dec 21, 2009

3

Looks like fun!

Nick Sears on Dec 21, 2009

4

Lookin good

Sgt. Pepper on Dec 21, 2009

5

Awesome, except I'm sick of Michael Jackson.

Collin on Dec 21, 2009

6

Bravo!

JimD on Dec 21, 2009

7

kwerky, kool and kamp kiwi komedy....like it

dealers wheel on Dec 21, 2009

8

ah it doesnt have Jemaine Clement involved, gonna skip this one

Scott McHenry on Dec 21, 2009

9

This looks brilliant, funny but with real heart 🙂 Can't wait!

Helen on Dec 21, 2009

10

sweet

DoomCanoe on Dec 21, 2009

11

michael jackson would've raped the shit outta this kid if he had the chance.

man purse on Dec 21, 2009

12

gonna see it, defo

monkeeman on Dec 22, 2009

13

@11.... Ohhh Myy Freakin God........ LOLOL. Its still wrong though. MJ is a musical genius.

duane on Dec 22, 2009

14

@11 couldn't stop laughing at that comment. It's wrong but allegedly right, he he.

Crapola on Dec 22, 2009

15

This film looks like something I would definitely watch.

William Birdshead on Dec 22, 2009

16

@Scott McHenry - yeah you should go see Gentlemen Broncos and I'll watch this. Lets see who gets to find it in a cinema first. Which Sundance screening is your choice at clown?

Shanays on Dec 22, 2009

17

This looks pretty good and funny!

Eliza on Dec 22, 2009

18

This look aweeeesome, didnt think it could top 2 cars one night but it looks like it just night....tu meke apanui

Rakis on Dec 23, 2009

19

i saw the short film. it was prety good. looking forward to this one

blaise on Dec 27, 2009

20

As a Kiwi living in the U.S I don't get to see much of my own culture on the goggle-box anymore...noticed plenty of Maori extra's in Avatar though and Weta Work Shop's involvement though. This is a little more lo-tech, but looks pretty kapai.

Hookimai on Jan 4, 2010

21

i guess michael jackson hadnt died when he made this movie lol.

mj on Jan 24, 2010

22

THis movie should make it easier for Maori input in cinema. Its always been there but up and comers with fresh vital input may get help for thier creativity in bigger ways.

wikiriwhi on Mar 6, 2010

23

As someone who grew up where this was shot and in 1984 was a similar age, I can't wait to spend an hour and a half going back to a very cherished time! Now living in the UK will make it all the more special...let's hope that Billy T, Barry Crump might get a mention..!

jeff on Mar 27, 2010

24

This loooks real goood 🙂

Gaabbyy :P on Apr 14, 2010

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