Title: Turning 60, A Road Trip
Creator: Grant Dixon
Description: Grant decides to do something different for his 60th birthday and sets out with his wife on a road trip that takes him from Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, to a small regional town in the country's South Island. Before the trip Grant was rushed to hospital with a heart attack, - a journey which he films himself! Later his wife is also admitted with a sickness that leaves her paralyzed and blind. This autobiographical documentary interweaves these dramatic stories with humorous family tales, illustrated from 70 hours of home videos, along with candid accounts of the meetings of old friends and family.
CFF Awards: Best Foreign Documentary, CFF Family Award
Other Awards: TBD
Grant Dixon (Writer, Director, producer)