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Duncan Sarkies

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Nationality  New Zealand
Siblings  Robert Sarkies
Role  Screenwriter
Name  Duncan Sarkies

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Movies  Two Little Boys, Scarfies, Saving Grace
Books  The Demolition of the Century, Stray Thoughts and Nose Bleeds, Two little boys
Medium  Stand-up comedy, Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
Similar People  Robert Sarkies, Bret McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Eric Kaplan

Notable works and roles  Two Little Boys

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Duncan Sarkies is a New Zealand screenwriter, playwright, novelist, stand-up comic and short story writer.


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Sarkies grew up in the South Island city of Dunedin and is the brother of Robert Sarkies a New Zealand film director who is also a scriptwriter. Sarkies is best known for writing Scarfies, a black comedy-thriller about university students in Dunedin, and New Zealand's sixth-highest-grossing film. He wrote New Fans, the tenth episode of the comedy series Flight of the Conchords.

Sarkies debut novel Two Little Boys was published in March 2008, and is being made into a film (also called Two Little Boys) during 2011.

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Sarkies was awarded the Sunday Star Times Bruce Mason Playwriting Award in 1994. In 1995, he won the Chapman Tripp Theatre Award for Best New Zealand Play for his 1994 work Saving Grace. In 1998 he was awarded the Louis Johnson New Writers Bursary. His book of short stories Stray Thoughts and Nose Bleeds won the Montana New Zealand's Hubert Church NZSA Best First Book of Fiction Award in 2000.


  • The Ceramic Camel (1993)
  • Lovepuke (1993)*
  • Saving Grace (1994)
  • Snooze (1997)
  • Twelve (1997)
  • Blue Vein (1997)
  • Special (1997)
  • Bystander (1998)
  • *Published in Eleven Young Playwrights (1994)


  • Two Little Boys (2008)
  • The Demolition of the Century(2013)
  • Films

  • Scarfies
  • Two Little Boys (film)
  • Television

  • New Fans, the tenth episode of the first season of the comedy series Flight of the Conchords
  • The New Cup, the second episode of the second season of the comedy series Flight of the Conchords
  • References

    Duncan Sarkies Wikipedia

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