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About Face - My First Suit

Television (Full Length) – 1985

"I do hope your pimples don't let you down on the big night." 14-year old Steve is caught between creatures he does not fully understand: two parents with very different ideas about the suit he should wear to his first school dance. Meanwhile everywhere he seems to look, images of men are taking control of his imagination. In Stewart Main's comical coming of age story Steve escapes his parents' good wishes, to discover his true desires. They aren't quite what his no-nonsense father had in mind. 

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from the New Zealand Film Commission in association with South Pacific Merchant Finance Limited.

Music

Steve is heard singing the classic Kinks song, Lola.

Composer Keith Ballantyne.

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