A True Story
No.8 Films has produced a feature length adventure drama movie called ‘3 Mile Limit’ set in 1965. It’s a true story of one man’s struggle to bring rock music to a nation, an iconic New Zealand story with a universal ‘David and Goliath’ theme. The youth will find it incredible this actually happened and existed
as part of New Zealand society in the 1960’s. It’s a titanic struggle for freedom and ‘the choice to choose’ .
Caught in the crossfire is Judy Davis a beautiful emerging artist the wife of the man hell bent on bringing rock music to the airwaves. She’s a strong, confident lovable woman, who supports her husband’s hunger to succeed but discovers events that slowly start to crack the marriage. The cost of which unfolds as Richard desperately tries to hold onto the woman he loves and keep his dream of radio alive.
Rules and regulations strangled a young generation wanting to break free. The Government refused a private radio licence to a young 23 year old journalist Richard Davis who wants to bring a brand of rock n’ roll to a country looking for change. A boat called the ‘TIRI’ was bought and one hell of an adventure began!