They Are Us: controversial film about Christchurch attacks put on hold

They Are Us: controversial film about Christchurch attacks put on hold
Fictional account of mosque shootings starring Rose Byrne as Jacinda Ardern has been criticised as ‘insensitive’

Work on the controversial film They Are Us, which dramatises the 15 March Christchurch mosque shootings, has been put on hold.

The film takes its name from a phrase in a speech made by prime minister Jacinda Ardern following the killing of 51 Muslim worshippers by a white supremacist in 2019. It focused on Ardern’s response following the attacks, with actor Rose Byrne slated to play Ardern.
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