The film charts Kiwi rock bank Head Like a Hole’s continuing quest for glory and relevance. A decade in the making, Swagger of Thieves first premiered in 2017 at the New Zealand International Film Festival, which praised it as “one of the most intelligently assembled and truthfully told documentaries New Zealand has ever produced”.
Watch the Film Talk highlights
In this short video, Julian shares with audience members and moderator James Solomon about:
- How he approached filming the band’s real and intimate relationships.
- The reasons behind the film’s black and white.
- What the editing process was like.
- Knowing when the film was finished.
Swagger of Thieves is currently in NZ cinemas. See here for information on movie times.