Mister Organ (2023)
Director: David Farrier Run Time: 96 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022
Starring: David Farrier, Michael Organ
Country: New Zealand
About the film:
World Premiere, 2022 Fantastic Fest
Intrepid journalist and filmmaker David Farrier faces off against his greatest foe yet in Mister Organ (2023), an enthralling and bizarre tale that finds Farrier in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a mysterious con man. Delving deeper, Farrier unearths a trail of court cases, royal bloodlines and ruined lives, in this true story of psychological warfare.
“A darkly funny, highly disturbing documentary about a pathological liar”
—Chris Evangelista, /Film
About the filmmaker:
David Farrier is a New Zealand journalist and actor who has made a career out of investigating hidden aspects of society. Tickled (2016), his highly acclaimed first feature, exposed the dark underbelly of competitive endurance tickling. The film celebrated its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival before screening at festivals around the world.
After graduating with a journalism degree from Auckland University of Technology in 2005, Farrier began working at the late-night news show Nightline as an entertainment reporter, covering quirky local news and bigger stories overseas. Among other work, he co-hosted The Cryptid Factor radio show, directed himself in the Netflix series Dark Tourist (2008) and played himself in the Netflix mockumentary series Short Poppies (2014) and the no-budget horror-comedy Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws (2015). Alongside his filmmaking, Ferrier currently writes for a variety of publications and websites. Mister Organ (2023) is his second feature documentary.See our upcoming films