In My Father's Den
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Paul, a prize-winning war journalist, returns to his remote New Zealand hometown due to the death of his father, battle-scarred and world-weary. For the discontented sixteen-year-old Celia he opens up a world she has only dreamed of. She actively pursues a friendship with him, fascinated by his cynicism and experience of the world beyond her small-town existence. But many, including the members of both their families, frown upon the friendship and when Celia goes missing, Paul becomes the increasingly loathed and persecuted prime suspect in her disappearance. As the violent and urgent truth… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Beautifully filmed and totally absorbing mystery about family secrets."
‑ Ray Bennett, Hollywood Reporter
"The tale of a prodigal son, misunderstanding and tragedy, this Den is well worth exploring."
‑ Nev Pierce, BBC.com
"Both compulsive and entertaining, striking a perfect balance between drama and thriller and serving up a story that's instantly worth following."
‑ Joe Utichi, FilmFocus
"Powerfully involving, even if it's also rather heavy-going and sneaky."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"A cleverly structured, smartly written film that holds your attention to the end and delivers a powerful emotional kick"
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
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