Good For Nothing (2011)

  • Western, Action
  • 1h 32m

Good for Nothing is an entertaining and ironic look into the emotional confusion of an outlaw who reluctantly develops strong feelings for a woman he has kidnapped. These feelings are revealed when ‘The Man’ tries to force himself on the young and beautiful Isabella Montgomery but finds himself unable to ‘get it up’ due to a surprising bout of performance anxiety. Unable to understand the reason for his erectile dysfunction The Man goes on a quest to find a solution for his problem with the kidnapped Isabella in tow. First seeing a European doctor then a Chinese Medicine Man and finally a Native American Medicine Man. The pair are pursued by an unpredictable Posse who are set on killing both the outlaw and Isabella who they have mistaken for a whore and accomplice to the outlaw.

Adventure, drama and comedy ensue when this unlikely duo are forced to help each other survive in this unique film which is the first classic Western feature made in New Zealand.

Director

Mike Wallis

Writer

Mike Wallis

Producer

Jamie Selkirk

Producer

Inge Rademeyer

Producer

Mike Wallis

Music

John Psathas

Cinematography

Mathew Knight

Editor

Greg Daniels

Language(s)

English

Bonus Content

17 mins
The Making of Good For Nothing

Behind the scenes of New Zealand’s first Pavlova Western.