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New Zealand Film Production Fund

Overview
Works: 12 works in 41 publications in 3 languages and 4,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Action and adventure films  Vampire films  Fiction  Biographical films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by New Zealand Film Production Fund
Whale rider by Niki Caro ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Whangara people believe that only the first-born male descendent of a chief should be granted leadership positions. When the pregnant daughter-in-law of the current chief dies in childbirth along with her newborn son, the distraught father leaves his surviving child -- a twin girl -- with his parents to raise. The child, Pai, never loses sight of her destiny despite her grandfather's disappointment and challenges a thousand years of tradition as she comes of age
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,435 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 )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 324 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 151 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 49 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 10 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 7 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
El amo del viento World's fastest Indian ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En Nueva Zelanda, durante los años 60, Burt Munro tomó su vieja motocicleta Indian de los años 20's y, sin más recursos que chatarra, pasó su retiro reconstuyéndola. El objectivo: cumplir el sueño de toda su vida, asistir al evento de carreras en Salt Lake City, Utah, en los Estado Unidos -- el único lugar donde se rompen los récords de velocidad terrestre. Un sueño, una última oportunidad, basada en una increible historia real... El Amo del Viento
The world's fastest Indian collector's edition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's fastest Indian chao su xian sheng ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for American to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
The world's fastest indian Burt Munro, l'homme le plus vite au monde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Nouvelle-Zélande, 1962. Burt Munro, un mécanicien sexagénaire, rêve de briser le record de vitesse avec sa vieille Indian, un modèle de motocyclette datant des années 1920. Dans la remise où il a élu domicile, au beau milieu d'un quartier résidentiel où on le regarde de haut, l'excentrique Munro perfectionne sa bécane, sous l'oeil admiratif du petit Sam, le fils de ses voisins. Avec l'aide d'amis, il parvient à accumuler la somme lui permettant de se rendre en Utah, pour participer au Speed Week de Bonneville, célèbre course annuelle dans le désert de sel, où s'affrontent des motocyclistes de tous les horizons. Commence alors pour Burt un voyage initiatique au bout duquel il établira, contre toute attente, un nouveau record du monde
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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Alternative Names
New Zealand. Film Production Fund
Languages
English (39)
Spanish (1)
German (1)