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Once were warriors

Author: Lee TamahoriRiwia BrownRobin ScholesRena OwenTemuera MorrisonAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Line Home Entertainment, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Interactive multimedia : NTSC color broadcast system   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
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Alan Duff; Alan Duff
Material Type: Interactive multimedia, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Tamahori; Riwia Brown; Robin Scholes; Rena Owen; Temuera Morrison; Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell; Murray Grindlay; Murray McNabb; Alan Duff; Communicado (Firm),; New Zealand Film Commission,; NZ On Air,; Avalon Studios,; Fine Line Features,; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0780643380 9780780643383
OCLC Number: 54016753
Language Note: In English, with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alan Duff.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Special features: feature commentary by director Lee Tamahori ; behind the scenes featurette and tattoo photo gallery ; theatrical trailers ; scene access index ; DVD-ROM enabled.
Credits: Cinematographer, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Michael Horton ; designer, Michael Kane ; music, Murray Grindlay, Murray McNabb.
Cast: Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language and strong depiction of domestic abuse, including sexual violence and substance abuse.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, stereo surround, or DTS surround sound.; 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: a Communicado film in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Avalon Studios, 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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