Two Cars, One Night is a short film (11 minutes) written and directed by Taika Waititi. Released in 2004, the film is about two boys and a girl meeting in the carpark of a rural pub in Te Kaha, New Zealand. What at first seems to be a relationship based on rivalry soon develops into a close friendship.
Writer/director Taika Waititi / Prod. Ainsley Gardiner & Catherine Fitzgerald/ NZ / 11mins/ 35mm
Awards; 2005: Academy Award Nomination- Best Live Action Short; 2004: AFI Grand Jury Prize, Best Drama Aspen Film Festival, USA, Best Action Short Melbourne International Film Festival, Best short film Seattle Film Festival