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SAM HUNT, Purple Balloon and other stories

This insightful documentary examines what has made Sam Hunt a great poet and an enigma.

For forty years Sam Hunt has been a force in New Zealand poetry and culture.  He is a storyteller who has spent his life struggling with his, often very public, demons.  In that journey he has gone from outcast to icon, he has crossed paths with outlaws, Prime Ministers, literary and artistic giants and the public.