Story: Billiards, snooker, pool and darts

Stickmen, New Zealand's pool movie

The 2001 movie Stickmen, set in Wellington, looks at the seamier side of pub based pool competitions and Wellington night life. The 'down trou', mentioned at the end of the sequence, is a New Zealand custom where a player who loses a game without sinking any of their own balls is expected to drop their trousers.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Billiards, snooker, pool and darts - Snooker and pool', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2022)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013