Three ordinary guys are thrust into the world of a B-grade 60’s space flick. Trapped in a low-budget universe, they soon discover latex monsters and evil space villains are the least of their problems. Somehow, they have to fight their way home, before they get lost in space…forever.
Soraya Rhofir celebrated Aotearoa/New Zealand’s Cult B-films with fortnightly film screenings, in May and June 2017, at the Te Whare Hēra Gallery, Prow end of Clyde Quay Wharf, Te Whanganui a Tara/Wellington Harbour.
This Giant Papier Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy is a New Zealand D.I.Y. tribute to classic sci-fi adventure.
“It’s easily one of my favourite kiwi films ever. I actually already want to watch it again”Karl Burnett, Shortland Street
“I recommend this one”Russel Ballie, NZ Herald
“The best movie title I have seen at the Cannes so far”Rebecca Summerton, Producer 52 Tuesdays
“It’s like Galaxy Quest meets Monty Python”Louis Savy, Sci-fi London Director
- Winner Best Comedy – Boston Sci Fi Film Festival, 2016
- Winner Best Comedy – London Sci Fi Film Festival, 2016
- Winner Best Comedy – Miami Sci Fi Film Festival, 2017
- Winner Best Independent Film (supreme award) – Starburst Film Festival, 2016
- Winner Best Sci Fi – Gencon Film Festival, 2016
- Winner Best Production Design – The Zone Film Festival, 2016
- Winner Staff Choice Best Feature – Another Hole in the Head Film Festival, 2016
This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy (2016)
- Directed and produced by Christian Nicolson
- Written by Christian Nicolson and Andrew Beszant
- M — suitable for mature audiences