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Whale Rider

Author: Tim SandersJohn BarnettFrank HübnerNiki CaroKeisha Castle-HughesAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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The Whangara Māori 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Witi Tame Ihimaera
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Sanders; John Barnett; Frank Hübner; Niki Caro; Keisha Castle-Hughes; Rawiri Paratene; Vicky Haughton; Cliff Curtis; David Coulson; Witi Ihimaera; South Pacific Pictures (Firm); ApolloMedia (Firm); Pandora Film (Firm); New Zealand Film Production Fund.; New Zealand Film Commission.; NZ On Air.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1404943722 9781404943728
OCLC Number: 52959575
Language Note: Closed-captioned; sound track in English with optional English and Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Based on the book by Witi Ihimaera.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Special features: theatrical trailer; TV spots; behind-the-scenes featurette; filmmaker's commentary; deleted scenes with optional director commentary; soundtrack showcase; Te Waka: building the canoe; Art and photo gallery.
Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby surround 2.0.
Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1)
Credits: Director of photography, Leon Narbey ; editor, David Coulson ; music, Lisa Gerrard ; costume designer, Kirsty Cameron ; production designer, Grant Major.
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis.
Awards: San Francisco International Film Festival, 2003: Audience Award Best - Narrative Feature (Niki Caro).
Target Audience: Rated PG-13: parents strongly cautioned for brief language and a momentary drug reference.
Description: 1 DVD (ca. 101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; encoded for region 1.
Other Titles: Whale rider.
Responsibility: South Pacific Pictures, ApolloMedia, Pandora Film present in association with The New Zealand Film Production Fund, The New Zealand Film Commission, NZ on Air and sponsored by Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; written & directed by Niki Caro ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner.

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The Whangara Māori 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.

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