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Forgotten Silver

Forgotten Silver

Director Costa Botes and Peter Jackson

Producer Sue Rogers

Editor Eric de Beus and Mike Horton

Screenplay Costa Botes and Peter Jackson

With Costa Botes, Peter Jackson, Sam Neill

Cinematography Alun Bollinger

"The incredible true story of the world’s greatest unknown film maker. Working mostly alone, and in complete obscurity, NZ cinema pioneer Colin McKenzie made his own film stock out of flax and egg whites; he invented his own sound and colour processes; and used both tracking shots, and close ups before anyone else. He later singlehandedly built a Biblical city for his epic adaptation of Salome which was funded by Soviet Russia and the Mafia. Such an extraordinary story could only be based on fact, or could it?" Read more on Costa Botes' website.