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New Zealand Film Production Fund

Overview
Works: 8 works in 48 publications in 4 languages and 4,898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Historical films  History  Horror films  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PR9639.3.I5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by New Zealand Film Production Fund
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara Māori people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Bonneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
Boy by Taika Waititi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for
A heavenly vintage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young winemaker rises to prominence through the unlikely guidance of a mysterious angel. His talents make him the object of desire of a beautiful baroness who tempts him to stray from his loving wife and children
The Ferryman by Chris Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek has been cheating death for countless years, trading broken bodies for new ones using a secret, deadly weapon. But now is his time of reckoning. The Ferryman, the ancient conveyor of death is close and he wants the Greek. A payment must be made
River queen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish woman is caught in the middle of the war between the British and the Maori during the colonization of New Zealand in the 1860s
La leyenda de las ballenas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
Perfect creature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three centuries ago, human genetic experimentation gave rise to an advanced species known as the Brotherhood. These superior beings lived in harmony with mankind, protecting them from disease while relying on them for sustenance. But now the fragile balance between man and vampire is threatened when Brother Silus learns that one of his own kind has unleashed a deadly virus that is killing off humans - and wiping out any chance for a peaceful coexistence
 
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.17 for Whale ride ... to 0.38 for River quee ...)

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New Zealand. Film Production Fund

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