Once Were Warriors
Lee Tamahori (Maori)
Once Were Warriors
1995. Aotearoa/New Zealand. Directed by Lee Tamahori. Screenplay by Riwia Brown. With Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison. Tamahori's debut feature, one of New Zealand's highest-grossing films, tells the affecting story of a contemporary Maori family in urban New Zealand. Based on a novel that looks unflinchingly at the violence undermining a Maori family, the film is a passionate and painful love story. 102 min.
Represented Region: Auckland, New Zealand
(Th) May 19, 8:30pm

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