February 2-8: Including Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Rain of the Children

By Diana Balham In TV Films

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24th January, 2013
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2 Rain of the Children (Maori, 8.30pm). The film Vincent Ward has called his most personal. In the 70s, Ward travelled into the Ureweras and met Puhi, an elderly Tuhoe woman. She lived in poverty with her schizophrenic son Niki and allowed Ward and his film crew to document her story. In this powerful docu-drama, Ward goes back to find out more about Puhi, who died in 1980. (2006) 4/5 Rambo (TV1, 10.30pm). Rock on, Sly! You don’t look silly at all. (2008) 2.5/5 Leaves of Grass (TV2, 11.00pm). ...

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