A week out from the New Zealand-made film Two Little Boys opening in cinemas, one of the stars has joked that a short wrestling sequence is "the whole film".
Australian comedian Hamish Blake stars alongside Flight of the Conchords' Brett McKenzie in the movie, a black comedy, which had its premiere in Invercargill on Tuesday night.
A hot meat pie, a ginger cat and a dead Scandinavian soccer star - which feature in Two Little Boys - are either a recipe for disaster or the contents of a great film, and the film's producers are hoping it's the latter.
TV ONE's Breakfast played a clip from the film in which Blake and McKenzie, playing best friends Deano and Nige, wrestle on the ground.
Blake told Breakfast: "I want people to know that that is the whole film. It's an hour and a half of that."
Asked what is it about men and wrestling, he said: "It's a great negotiating tactic to hit someone with a jandal and just tell them to calm down, and cover their eyes til they do so."
New Zealander McKenzie joked that he was not going to tell who wins the fight.
"That's the big surprise."
In a more serious explanation of the film, Blake said he and McKenzie play two friends "who are essentially breaking up, for want of a better term, in this friendship. My character is quite possessive and Bret's is trying to get away from this guy."
McKenzie added: "I'm trying to break up with my friend and my friend won't let me break up."
Blake said Two Little Boys is "not exactly like a buddy comedy, it's like an anti-buddy comedy 'cause one of them is a bit psycho, the other guy is just a pretty normal guy.
"So in real life you're sort of becoming friends but on screen every day you're hitting each other and wrestling and you've got these wild mullets flying in each other's faces. So it's an interesting backdrop on which to become mates."
When Nige accidentally kills someone, the pair embark on a series of riotous misadventures, which put their long-term friendship under pressure.
The film is based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Duncan Sarkies and is directed by Robert Sarkies.
It was originally designated an R16 rating, but after filmmakers contested the ruling it was dropped to R15.
McKenzie won an Oscar earlier this year for best original song, Man or Muppet, in The Muppets film,
Two Little Boys will be in cinemas on Thursday September 20.