Melbourne International Film Festival favourite film — 25.08.10

The Melbourne International Film Festival has announced Taika Waititi's 'Boy' as this year’s favourite film, as voted by the audience.

 Image by David Hamilton

Boy has become the highest grossing local film in New Zealand  history. Its box-office take to date of $NZ9.3 million ($7.4m) surpasses Once were Warriors and The World's Fastest Indian, both of which earned more than $NZ7m.