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Rebels&Robots + Fleet St Present The Adventures of Suzy Boon

Rebels&Robots + Fleet St Present...
The Adventures of Suzy Boon

A 6-part Web Series Created by Roberto Nascimento
Written by Thomas Sainsbury and Louis Mendiola

The show follows the (mis)adventures of our hero, Suzy, who is half Maori/ half Chinese and is trying to find where she belongs in this world - and by world she means New Zealand. She is at the last week of her trial period at the Immigration Service of New Zealand and stakes are high - there's a lot to prove (mostly to her boss) if she wants to stay on the job. Thing is, Suzy has a lot on her mind right now. Love, happiness, her own identity; you know, the works.

Starring a brilliant ensemble cast, lead by KURA FORRESTER as Suzy Boon; Kura was last seeing on TV in The Blue Rose and Super City II; also starring Yvette Parsons (Agent Anna, Outrageous Fortune) , Liesha Ward Knox (Shortland St, This is not my Life), Scott Cotter (Shortland St), Thomas Sainsbury (SuperCity I & II), Genevieve Cohen (3 Mile Limit), Charles Chan (Ghost Bride), Mick Innes (Hounds, Sunny Skies, Shortland St), Roberto Nascimento (SuperCity) and Andrew Munro (Hounds, SuperCity).

Written By Thomas Sainsbury & Louis Mendiola.

THOMAS SAINSBURY is one of New Zealand’s most prolific and popular playwrights, gaining considerable attention and praise in the past few years for productions of his dark comedies in New Zealand, USA, Australia, Greece, France and the UK. He has previously been selected three times for Playmarket’s New Zealand Young Playwrights Competition. Thomas’s TV show, the observational comedy SUPER CITY, had 2 critically acclaimed seasons. He currently has several projects in development, in TV and Film. This is his first web series project.

After "slaving" for years to receive his MFA in screenwriting, Los Angeles born LOUIS MENDIOLA hopped on a plane and flew over to New Zealand. Louis likes to create stories that blend dark comedy, fantasy, and mystery. He wrote, produced and directed several short films that have been screened all over the world. Louis has different projects in development, both in NZ and the US, covering Film and TV. This is his first webseries project.

ROBERTO NASCIMENTO is the creator of the show, loosely based in some of his own experiences when he first landed in NZ. He is an actor and producer and has collaborated with Tom Sainsbury and Louis Mendiola in many different projects, covering Theatre, Film and TV. He is currently working on different projects and this is also his first webseries.

Directed by Cristobal Araus Lobos (Netherwood, The Waiting Place).
Produced by Roberto Nascimento & Roko Antonio Babich

Subscribe to our channel on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJahlptVWWXq46uKEYOH3RQ/videos
See us and Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SuzyBoonTV
Website: www.suzyboonwebseries.com

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