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Jack Brown Genius

DVD cover
Directed by Tony Hiles
Produced by Peter Jackson
Written by Peter Jackson
Fran Walsh
Tony Hiles
Starring Timothy Balme
Nicola Murphy
Marton Csokas
Stuart Devenie
Edward Campbell
Lisa Chappell
Music by Michelle Scullion
Cinematography Allen Guilford
Editing by Jamie Selkirk
Distributed by Senator Film
Release date(s) July 11, 1996
Running time 85 min.
Country  New Zealand
Language English

Jack Brown Genius is a New Zealand romantic fantasy film directed by Tony Hiles and written by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh.



Modern genius-inventor Jack Brown is pitted against a medieval monk who forces him to rebuild his ancient wing system.


The film won three wards at the 1996 New Zealand Film and Television Awards [1]:

  • Best Actor (Tim Balme)
  • Best Director (Tony Hiles)
  • Best Film Score (Michelle Scullion)

It was also nominated for the best Film award at Fantasporto

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