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Going West Film programme - DAFFODILS

8 Sep 2019
Sun 8th 7pm
A bittersweet love story told with beautiful re-imaginings of iconic New Zealand songs.
Event type: 
Festival, Film
$14, concession $10
Titirangi Theatre and Lounge.
418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi


Leaving her dying father’s bedside, singer Maisie rushes to perform at an indie music gig in town. But as she sings the opening song, it’s hard for her to ignore the heartfelt story she’s just been told – the story of how her dad met and fell in love with her mother, and how it all devastatingly fell apart.

As the night goes on, we see the love story of Eric and Rose through Maisie’s eyes. From the time they meet in Hamilton in 1966 to their separation in the 1980s, we follow the bittersweet nuances of a couple’s life, expressed with contemporary re-imaginings of iconic hit songs of New Zealand artists including Crowded House, Bic Runga and Dave Dobbyn.

Daffodils is a heart-aching drama of a quintessential New Zealand marriage, told with iconic New Zealand music

Written by

Robyn Jordaan

18 Aug 2019