A revelation at the French box office that’s also bound to resonate with heartland New Zealanders, In the Name of The Land humanely and bittersweetly celebrates the life of a stoic farmer over four decades of struggle.
In the Name of The Land
Au nom de la terre
France/Belgium 2019 | 103 minutes | In French with English subtitles | Censors rating: M Offensive language
Director: Édouard Bergeon | With: Guillaume Canet, Veerle Baetens, Anthony Bajon, Rufus, Samir Guesmi, Yona Kervern
- Online Premiere:
Sun 26 Jul, 1:45pm. Tickets on sale from 10 Jul.
- Online Rental:
Mon 27 Jul, 10:00am until Sat 1 Aug, 11:00pm. Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
- In Cinema Screenings:
Sat 25 Jul, 2:00pm MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Sat 25 Jul, 3:00pm Roxy Cinema, Wellington*
Sat 25 Jul, 3:30pm SBS St James Theatre, Gore*
Sat 25 Jul, 3:45pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Sat 25 Jul, 6:00pm Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch*
Sat 25 Jul, 6:00pm Regent, Dunedin*
Sat 25 Jul, 7:15pm Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland*
Sun 26 Jul, 2:00pm Rialto, Tauranga*
Sun 26 Jul, 2:00pm Monterey Cinemas Takapuna, Auckland*
Mon 27 Jul, 11:00am Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Tue 28 Jul, 2:00pm MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Tue 28 Jul, 5:00pm Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
* Tickets on sale from individual cinemas
About the Filmmaker:
Édouard Bergeon is a journalist with a background in writing and directing documentaries for television. Inspired by the life of his father Christian Bergeon, who became a farmer in 1979, In the Name of The Land is his first narrative film.
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