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The Quiet Earth

Special Guests: Geoff Murphy, Sam Pillsbury, Jonathan Rayner

Guest Co-Host: Keith Gordon

Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) wakes at 6:12 one sunny morning to find that he may be the last man on Earth in this compelling Kiwi film from director Geoff Murphy and writer/producer Sam Pillsbury.

We’re joined by actor/writer/director Keith Gordon to discuss this post-Apocalyptic film.


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Buy Cinema Journeys of the Man Alone: The New Zealand and American Films of Geoff Murphy by Jonathan Rayner

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Learn more about Geoff Murphy’s films

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Visit the Pillsbury Wine Company website

Hear more Jonathan Rayner on our Manhunter episode

Hear more Keith Gordon on our Mother Night episode

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“Zac Takes Over” – John Charles

“The Effect Continues” – John Charles

“Last Love Scene” – John Charles

“Preaching The End Of The World” – Chris Cornell

“Sunrise” – John Charles

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About The Author
Mike White
Mike White
Often mistaken for the ginger screenwriter/actor of the same name, Mike White has been a frequent contributor to publications such as CinemaScope, Paracinema, Detroit’s Metro Times, and Detour-Mag.com. He’s served on juries at the Slamdance, Cinekink, MicroCineFest and Kansas City film festivals. Additionally, he’s been featured in the documentaries David Goodis: To a Pulp and The People Vs. George Lucas. In 2010, BearManor Media published Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection. A collection of film reviews, Cinema Detours, will be published in 2013.

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