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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

A serious drama about the preservation of ancient Maori cultural heritage, uneasily sweetened by an audience-pleasing fairy tale of contempo Girl Power.