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Woman’s Day On The Go: Desperate Remedies Returns

Check out who we spotted on the red carpet for the re-premiere of cult Kiwi classic 'Desperate Remedies'
Antonia Prebble, Esther Stephens

Kiwi cult cinema classic Desperate Remedies, which was originally released in 1993, got a glamorous red carpet re-premiere this week.

Starring Jennifer Ward-Lealand (Dirty Laundry), Lisa Chappell, (McLeod’s Daughters), the late Kevin Smith (Xena: Warrior Princess), Michael Hurst (Terry Teo) and Cliff Curtis (Fear The Walking Dead*), the film was described as “startling, voluptuous … witty sensual entertainment” by the Dominion and made a big splash in Australia and New Zealand upon its original release.

On Monday, Kiwi stars gathered at The Civic theatre to watch the remastered Desperate Remedies in its original format, not seen for over 20 years.

See who we spotted at the re-premiere!

All photos by Carmen Bird

Simon Bruce, Erin Simpson. Photo: Carmen Bird

Param Kaur, Jay Kugler. Photo: Carmen Bird

Kathleen Thomas, Sue May. Photo: Carmen Bird

Mick Coote, Geeling Ng. Photo: Carmen Bird

Donna Balasoglou, Kirsten Smedley. Photo: Carmen Bird

Peter Wells, Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Douglas Lloyd Jenkins. Photo: Carmen Bird

Peter Larson, Anja Packham. Photo: Carmen Bird

Luke Bird, Elena Turner, Alastair Turner. Photo: Carmen Bird

Sir James Wallace, Jennifer Ward-Lealand. Photo: Carmen Bird

Mel Odedra, Paul Trimmer. Photo: Carmen Bird

Sam Mannering, Genevieve Kent, Hamish Annan. Photo: Carmen Bird

Angela Walker, Lisa Chappell, Bruce Hopkins. Photo: Carmen Bird

Cliff Curtis. Photo: Carmen Bird

Rena Owen. Photo: Carmen Bird

Ardon England, Karin Horan. Photo: Carmen Bird

Cliff Curtis, Rena Owen. Photo: Carmen Bird

Fiona Tarlton, Ardon England, Karin Horan, Taane Mete. Photo: Carmen Bird

Rob Matthews, Cian Elyse. Photo: Carmen Bird

Rachael Penman, Deb Byrnand. Photo: Carmen Bird

Kevin Smith’s sons – Tyrone, Oscar and Willard. Photo: Carmen Bird

Anglea Walker, Kat Browne, Toni Lusk, Lisa Chappell. Photo: Carmen Bird

Lee-Anne Wann, Aidan Cameron. Photo: Carmen Bird

Esther Stephens, Antonia Prebble. Photo: Carmen Bird

Richard Croft, Susan Noble. Photo: Carmen Bird

Fiona Tarlton, Patric Seng, Karin Horan. Photo: Carmen Bird

Todd Emerson, Sophie Hambleton. Photo: Carmen Bird

Anne Batley Burton. Photo: Carmen Bird

Allan Meyers, Qin Guo. Photo: Carmen Bird

Richard and Anne Batley Burton. Photo: Carmen Bird

Bevan Lynch, Luke Bird. Photo: Carmen Bird

Esther Stephens, Antonia Prebble. Photo: Carmen Bird

Jess Sayer, Jodie Rimmer, Luci Hare, Amanda Tito. Photo: Carmen Bird

Richard Dyson, Greer Dyson, Karen Hay, Grant Southam. Photo: Carmen Bird

Felix Swadel, Kirsten Marcon. Photo: Carmen Bird

Laura Hill, Alison Quigan. Photo: Carmen Bird

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