Juniper (M) – BREC

Juniper (M)

Run Time 94 mins
Price $12-$19 no BF
Presented By BREC

New Zealand | Open Captions | Drama | 94 Mins
Fri 8 July, 5:30pm
Sun 17 July, 2:00pm
Sat 23 July, 2:00pm

M: Mature themes, coarse language and sexual references

BREC International Film Festival Winter 2022

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08 July 2022
5:30 pm
17 July 2022
2:00 pm
23 July 2022
2:00 pm
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Juniper (M)

Self-destructive teenager Sam returns home from boarding school for holidays to abruptly discover his gin-soaked grandmother Ruth (Charlotte Gainsborough) has moved in.

A battle of wills ensues, leading Sam to embrace life again and Ruth to face her own mortality.

Sam (17) has been on a self-destructive spiral that could lead to his death. He returns home from boarding school to find his wheelchair-bound, English grandmother Ruth has moved in.

Ruth is an ex- war photographer with a lust for life and a love of the bottle. Sam soon finds himself profoundly confronted by her alcoholic wit and chutzpah. Their first meeting is awkward; their second violent.

Things get worse when Sam finds himself stranded alone with her and her nurse Sarah for the school holidays. A battle of supremacy ensues, leading Sam to embrace life again and for Ruth to face her mortality.


Director Matthew J. Saville
Writer Matthew J. Saville
Cast Charlotte Rampling, Márton Csókás, George Ferrier, Edith Poor
Run time 94 mins
Country New Zealand





Life. Don’t ever water it down.





BREC International Film Festival Winter 2022


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