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Futile Attraction (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 6 October 2005 (New Zealand)
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A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.

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Mark Prebble
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michelle Ang ... Violet McKenzie
Christopher Brougham Christopher Brougham ... Head Waiter
Alistair Browning ... Dudley Earnsworth
Richard Chapman Richard Chapman ... Scruffy Guy
Desiree Rose Cheer Desiree Rose Cheer ... Erina
Jemaine Clement ... Editor
Lee Donoghue ... Mark
Adam Gardiner ... Chef
Lauren A Jackson Lauren A Jackson ... Elegant Lady (as Lauren Jackson)
Bevin Linkhorn Bevin Linkhorn ... Oscar
Danielle Mason ... Germaine Douglas
Dra McKay Dra McKay ... Becky
Bret McKenzie ... Wickham
Paul McLaughlin Paul McLaughlin ... Pete
Jeremy Randerson Jeremy Randerson ... Ian
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Storyline

A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.

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Some couples are meant to be together and only fate can tear them appart. Some couples are meant to be apart and only a film crew can keep them together. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2005 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Бесполезная привлекательность See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellington, New Zealand

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Budget:

NZD30,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Principal photography was completed in 13 days. See more »

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No animals were harmed during the shooting of this film. The ducks were dead when we got them. See more »

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