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Vigil (film)

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Film poster
Directed by Vincent Ward
Produced by John Maynard
Written by Vincent Ward
Graeme Tetley
Starring Penelope Stewart
Cinematography Alun Bollinger
Editing by Simon Reece
Release date(s)
Running time 86 minutes
Country New Zealand
Language English

Vigil is a 1984 New Zealand drama film directed by Vincent Ward. It was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

The film was awarded three awards at the 1986 National Mutual GOFTA Awards: Best Cinematography (Alun Bollinger), Best Original Screenplay (Vincent Ward), and Best Production Design (Kai Hawkins).


  • Penelope Stewart - Elizabeth Peers
  • Frank Whitten - Ethan Ruir
  • Bill Kerr - Birdie
  • Fiona Kay - Lisa Peers (Toss)
  • Gordon Shields - Justin Peers


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Vigil at Vincent Ward Films
  • NZ On Screen
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