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Whale Rider

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Whale Rider

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
105 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/06/03
performer:
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Rawinia Clarke, Cliff Curtis, Tammy Davis, Vicki Haughton
director:
Niki Caro
distributor:
Newmarket Capital Group
author:
Niki Caro
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a B

Crowds at the Toronto film festival went wild for this drama about the history and traditions of a tiny New Zealand fishing village. As the town elders search for a new male chief, a 12-year-old Maori girl begins to realize her own unlikely destiny.

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