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In My Father's Den

Paul (Macfadyen), 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 (Barclay) 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 (Otto, Moy), 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 gradually emerges, Paul is forced to confront the family tragedy and betrayal that he ran from as a youth, and to face the grievous consequences of silence and secrecy that has surrounded his entire adult life.


In My Father's Den Cast

Name Character
Miranda Otto She was 36, now 55 years old as Penny Prior
Matthew Macfadyen He was 29, now 48 years old as Paul Prior
Emily Barclay She was 19, now 38 years old as Celia
Colin Moy as Andrew Prior
Nicholas Hayward as Andrew as Teenager
Vicky Haughton as Miss Seagar
Jodie Rimmer She was 30, now 49 years old as Jackie
Jimmy Keen as Jonathan
Toby Alexander as Paul as Teenager
Vanessa Riddell as Iris

In My Father's Den Crew

Name Department
Philip Ivey as Art Direction. He was 35 (now 53) years old Art
Stuart Dryburgh as Director of Photography. He was 52 (now 70) years old Camera
Simon Boswell as Original Music Composer. He was 47 (now 66) years old Sound
Brad McGann as Director. He was 40 (42) years old when He died Directing
Brad McGann as Screenplay. He was 40 (42) years old when He died Writing
Maurice Gee as Author. He was 72 (now 91) years old Writing
Chris Plummer as Editor. He was 27 (now 46) years old Editing
Trevor Haysom as Producer. Production
Dixie Linder as Producer. Production
Sue Bruce Smith as Executive Producer. Production
Jennifer Kernke as Production Design. Art
Kirsty Cameron as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
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In My Father's Den (18 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, October 07, 2004
  • Runtime: 126 minutes