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Hartnett novel ‘Of a Boy’ adapted to screen

Sonya Hartnett’s novel Of a Boy (Penguin) has been adapted into a film. The Weight of Elephants was shot in Southland, New Zealand, in March 2012. It is the first feature film from New Zealand writer-director Daniel Joseph Borgman, and stars young New Zealand actors Demos Murphy and Angelina Cottrell. Hartnett’s...

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