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Once were warriors

Author: Rena OwenTemuera MorrisonMamaengaroa Kerr-BellAlan DuffFine Line Features.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : New Line Home Video, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a poor suburb of Auckland, Jake and Beth Heke live a life defined by drunken parties, unstable friendships, and confrontations with authorities. Jake, a complex man with a rascal's charm, is weighted down by a quick temper, alcoholism, and an evil streak of male entitlement. Beth's beauty has been scarred by broken dreams and Jake's beefy fists. Yet her inner strength and desire to save her family make her the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rena Owen; Temuera Morrison; Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell; Alan Duff; Fine Line Features.; New Zealand Film Commission.; New Line Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780608003 9780780608009
OCLC Number: 33272490
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alan Duff.
Originally copyright as motion picture in 1994.
"Modified from its original version ... to fit your TV."
Rated R.
Credits: Cinematographer, Stuart Dryburgh; editor, Michael Horton; music, Murray Grindley, Murray McNabb.
Cast: Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell.
Description: 1 videocassette (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi; Dolby stereo.
Responsibility: Fine Line Features ; a Communicado film in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Avalon Studios, [and] New Zealand on Air ; designer, Michael Kane ; Riwia Brown, screenplay ; producer, Robin Scholes ; Lee Tamahori, director.

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In a poor suburb of Auckland, Jake and Beth Heke live a life defined by drunken parties, unstable friendships, and confrontations with authorities. Jake, a complex man with a rascal's charm, is weighted down by a quick temper, alcoholism, and an evil streak of male entitlement. Beth's beauty has been scarred by broken dreams and Jake's beefy fists. Yet her inner strength and desire to save her family make her the solid center around which this story of tragedy and hope is constructed.

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