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Geoff Murphy

Director

Born - 13 October 1938, Wellington, New Zealand
Died - 3 December 2018

Craggy New Zealand-born director, a leading figure in his native country's fledgling film industry. In a varied career, he mixed action films and knockabout comedies with worthier, sometimes controversial movies, as well as spending a decade in Hollywood. After the short film Tank Busters (1970), in which he also acted, he began making features a few years later: Wild Man (1977), Goodbye Pork Pie (1980), Utu (1983), The Quiet Earth (1985), Never Say Die (1988), Young Guns II (1990), Freejack (1992), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Fortress 2 (2000), the documentary Blerta Revisited (2001), Spooked (2004) and Tales of Mystery and Imagination (2009), his last.