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Toa Fraser

Fraser has directed six features, two of which he wrote.

No. 2 (Toa Fraser, 2006) aka Naming Number Two; wr. Toa Fraser, prod. Tim White, Lydia Livingstone Philippa Campbell, Colonial Encounters & Southern Light Films, finance New Zealand Film Commission, Working Title Films, Miramax Films, NZ On Air, TVNZ; Ruby Dee (Nanna Maria) Tuva Novotny (Danish Maria); inspired by a dream of her childhood back in Fiji, Nanna Maria demands that her grandchildren put on a big feast at which she will name her successor

Dean Spanley (Toa Fraser, 2008) aka My Talks with Dean Spanley, wr. Alan Sharp from novel by Lord Dunsany; Jeremy Northam, Sam Neill, Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown; comedy; NZ/UK

Giselle (Toa Fraser, 2013) wr. Toa Fraser; Gillian Murphy; related to the ballet; partly filmed Shanghai; NZ

Dead Lands, The (Toa Fraser, 2014) wr. Glenn Standring; James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka; NZ Maori story; NZ release 30 October

Free Man, The (Toa Fraser, 2016) NZ

6 Days (Toa Fraser, 2017) wr. Glenn Standring; Jamie Bell, Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong; 1980 Iranian Embassy siege London; NZ/UK

Fraser has worked exclusively in TV since 2017.

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