There's not enough here to keep him occupied, even accounting for his traditional three months off at Christmas, where he actually spends his time toiling in the vineyard. I still don't have any goals. He's always claimed to lack ambition in his acting, but that, he explains, was because when he started out he had no idea of what he might be able to accomplish. Sam Neill, New Zealand's first movie star. He wasn't, he says, a particularly strong 20 year old, able to take such barbs, so he was lucky to find that camaraderie in Sydney.
Otherwise you look a big tit.
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The count on his Queenstown farm now is Neill and his wife Noriko Watanabe, two big pigs, 12 piglets, 50 sheep "of various sizes", ten cattle, two dogs, and a growing population of native birds, thanks to his native planting programme. Australia was good to me. That's how we do things in New Zealand. The population is down: Neill played successfully against type as bushman Hec.
Instead, it was moving to Australia he still maintains a Sydney home where he made a breakthrough in My Brilliant Career What would you do? Neill and Dennison forged an off-screen bond filming Hunt for the Wilderpeople. But we do get on to the subject of cross-Tasman cultural relations, and what Neill terms the "curious firewall" where neither side shows much interest in the cultural goings on of the other. The population is down: Australia was good to me. He said yes right away to Waititi, who he says has "important things to say about New Zealand" and he hopes won't be entirely swallowed by the Hollywood machine.