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Wallace, Anzac

Overview
Works: 18 works in 54 publications in 5 languages and 287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Social problem films  Historical films  Interviews  Fiction  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anzac Wallace
Utu( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a Maori warrior employed as a guide by a British regiment in New Zealand, during the British Colonial campaigns of the mid-1800s, who rebels and seeks revenge ("utu," in Maori) against his employers for slaughtering his people
Mauri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merata Mita, the second Maori (the first was Barry Barclay - see Ngati) and the first Maori woman to direct a feature film, sees Mauri as being a parable 'about the schizophrenic existence of many Maori in pakeha society -- a probing enquiry into concepts of culture using birth, marriage and death'. The themes of birthright and identity are woven into personal and community relationship throughout the film, ambiguously in the figure of Rewi and most fully through the old aunt Kara, who represents female power imparting a sense of the life force (Mauri). Perhaps the aspect of the film which pakeha (white) audiences have found challenging is Mita's intention of replacing the familiar cause and effect of film narrative with what she describes as 'layering' of the story which is based on a certain oral tradition. In place of the thrust of a 'what happens next' plotline the viewer is invited to peel away layers of meaning to reveal the depth of interrelationships
The silent one : DVD] by Joy Cowley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Silent One tells the story of Jonasi, a uniquely gifted young Polynesian man sent from the sea as a baby to grow up in an isolated Pacific village. Separated from the villagers by his silence and their prejudices, Jonasi finds solace in his underwater world where he develops a special relationship with a huge white turtle. Both Jonasi and the turtle are regarded as evil spirits by the superstitious villagers. An inevitable struggle for power and leadership, combined with natural disasters, sweep Jonasi towards his strange final destiny and a revelation of his mystical powers"--Container. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate
Utu redux( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal leads him to seek utu (revenge). The settler Williamson in turn seeks revenge after Te Wheke attacks his homestead. Meanwhile Wiremu, an officer for the British, seems to think that resistance is futile
Utu redux( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal leads him to seek utu (revenge). The settler Williamson in turn seeks revenge after Te Wheke attacks his homestead. Meanwhile Wiremu, an officer for the British, seems to think that resistance is futile
Rapa Nui by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in German and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boyhood friends love the same woman, and each intends to win her in marriage by competing for the island leadership in a grueling tribal contest. But the bitterness of the competition spills over into a savage civil war, threatening the destiny of the island
The silent one : feature film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jonasi, sent from the sea as a baby to grow up in an isolated Pacific village. Separated from the villagers by his silence and their prejudices, Jonasi finds solace in his underwater world where he develops a special relationship with a huge white turtle
The silent one( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Koha : Dan Davis + Zac Wallace, 1986( Visual )

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

Zac Wallace and Dan Davis, ex-prison inmates, have made dramatic changes in lifestyle, behaviours and attitude to the society that imprisoned them for so long - now they work at preventing youth from entering penal institutions. Part one: Hone Kaa interviews Zac Wallace about his time in prison. Part two: Lawrence Wharerau interviews Dan Davis about his turangawaewae and his life at Okahu Bay, his time in Mt Eden Prison and the work he has been doing with the NZ Legionnaires Academy
UTU by Geoff Murphy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nouvelle Zélande 1870. Te Wheke, d'origine Maori est caporal dans l'armée britannique. Des soldats anglais exterminent les habitants de son village. Dès lors il devient un rebelle, exhorte les siens
Utu( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Utu es una palabra maorí que significa castigo. El año 1870 un poblado maorí es masacrado por las tropas coloniales inglesas. Te Wheke, un explorador contratado por el ejército decide vengar el injusto exterminio de su pueblo
The silent one( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jonasi, un joven marginado por la supestición tribal que le toma por un ser maligno, se refugia en las profundidades marinas, donde entabla amistad con una tortuga gigante blanca
La légende du lagon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Te Moemoea( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Maori and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raniera and Pare dream of placing a winning bet on the horse races. One night Pare dreams of winning with a horse named "Sunset Rose."
The Bridge : a story of men in dispute( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RAPA NUI ; Regie: Kevin Reynolds. Mit Jason Scott Lee, Esai Morales, Sandrine Holt, George Henare, Zac Wallace, Eru Potaka-Dewes. Musik: Stewart Copeland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Osterinsel heißt in der Sprache der Insulaner "Rapa Nui"--Nabel der Welt. Sie ist die entlegenste bewohnte Insel der Welt - 3700 km vom südamerikanischen Festland entfernt. Ihre Einwohner schufen die sagenumwobenen Vulkangesteinsskulpturen, genant "Moais". Als die Osterinsel 1722 entdeckt wurde, war ihre blühende Kultur zerstört. Um die Moais zu errichten, hatten die Bewohner den gesamten Baumbestand der Insel abgeholzt. Es kam zu einer Hungersnot, die im Kannibalismus endete. Auf Rapa Nui herrschen die Langohren über die Kurzohren, die unter Lebensgefahr die Moais errichten müssen. Der senile Häuptling Ariki-Mau gibt immer größere Moais in Auftrag, um den Geistern seiner Vorväter zu gefallen. die geschundenen, hungrigen Arbeiter murren dagegen auf. Die Situation spitzt sich so zu, daß Ariki-Mau dem Kurzohrenkrieger Make gewähren muß, am "Vogelmann-Rennen" teilzunehmen, um eine Rebellion zu vermeiden. Das Rennen entscheidet darüber, welcher Clan der Langohren im nächsten Jahr regiert. Noro, der Enkelsohn von Ariki-Mau, geht nur widerwillig in das tödliche Rennen, bei dem ein Vogelei unbeschadet von einem Felsen vor der Insel zurückgebracht werden muß. Dafür verlangt er, die Kurzohrfrau Ramana heiraten zu dürfen. Aber auch Ramana - und Noros knapper Sieg über Make löst einen Aufstand aus, an deren Ende die Inselbewohner sich zerfleischen
Rapa Nui : the Easter Island legend on film by Kevin Reynolds( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rapa Nui" oder "Der Nabel der Welt" nennt die einheimische Bevölkerung der Osterinseln ihr pazifisches Inselparadies. Doch im Paradies kriselt es: Nicht nur, dass hier die Natur schamlos ausgebeutet wird, zu allem Überfluss haben die aristokratischen "Langohren" die Menschen der "Kurzohren" lange genug wie Sklaven behandelt. Widerwillen und gar Widerstand machen sich breit und zum rebellischen Treiben gesellt sich noch eine Geschichte um Liebe und Eifersucht
Utu by Anzac Wallace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Wallace, Zac 1943-

Languages
English (40)

German (4)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

Maori (1)