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Aro Recommended True New Zealand Crime Stories


aka: How to Murder Your Wife; Monster of Mangatiti; Venus and Mars; Bloodlines; Siege
New Zealand 2015,
Dir. Riccardo Pellizzeri, John Laing, Peter Burger, Mike Smith
Rating: [R16] Violence, sexual violence, offensive language & content that may disturb
Genres: Television, Suspense / Policier


Aroview: How to Murder Your Wife: A black comedy based on the true story of Alfred Benning's outlandish attempts to murder his overbearing wife in 1977.

The Monster of Mangatiti: Docu-dram tells the story of Heather Walsh woman who survived being a prisoner of Bill Cornelius at his remote farm.

Venus and Mars: The bizarre story of a Palmerston North detective supposedly pursued by "The Satanic Avenger".

Siege: The sad tale of Napier's siege crisis in which small-time cannabis grower Jan Molenaar barricaded himself in his home after shooting a Senior Constable dead.

Bloodlines: Mark Mitchinson plays another high-profile Kiwi criminal in this solid tele-movie of South African-born, Dunedin-based psychiatrist Dr Colin Bouwer, convicted of murdering his wife by poison.

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DVD Features

  • aspect ratio: 16:9
  • 2-disc set

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DVD (R4)
How to Murder Your Wife/ Monster of Mangatiti/ Venus and Mars
$6 Rent
DVD (R4)
Siege/ Bloodlines
$6 Rent
DVD (R4) $34.95 Buy

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