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Once were warriors

Author: Rena OwenTemuera MorrisonMamaengaroa Kerr-BellLee TamahoriRiwia BrownAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : New Line Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Interactive multimedia   Computer File : English : Widescreen versionView 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: Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Interactive multimedia, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rena Owen; Temuera Morrison; Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell; Lee Tamahori; Riwia Brown; Robin Scholes; Alan Duff; Fine Line Features.; New Zealand Film Commission.; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm); NZ On Air.; Avalon Studios.; Communicado (Firm)
ISBN: 0780643380 9780780643383
OCLC Number: 52984245
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Optional subtitles in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alan Duff.
Originally copyright as motion picture in 1994.
Includes special features: Feature commentary by Director Lee Tamahori ; behind the scenes featurette and tattoo photo gallery ; theatrical trailers ; DVD-ROM enabled.
Credits: Cinematographer, Stuart Dryburgh; editor, Michael Horton; music, Murray Grindley, Murray McNabb ; designer, Michael Kane.
Cast: Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Details: DVD. Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, stereo surround, or DTS surround sound; widescreen presentation; region 1; PC friendly.; System requirements for enabled DVD-ROM: InterActual enhanced player or DVD-enabled PC; Windows 98SE or higher; Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; Macromedia Flash 6.0; DVD-ROM drive.
Responsibility: [produced by] Fine Line Features ; a Communicado film in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Avalon Studios, [and] New Zealand on Air ; screenplay, Riwia Brown ; producer, Robin Scholes ; director, Lee Tamahori.

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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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