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Whale Rider

Whale Rider
Whale Rider

Film Details

Year

2002

Duration

101 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English / Maori (English subtitles)


Synopsis

Tradition causes trouble in a family when a young Maori girl wants to take up what she believes is her rightful place at the head of her tribe - because the man standing in her way is her own grandfather, and his love for her is not enough to change his belief that only a boy could ever lead the tribe. Set in modern New Zealand, Whale Rider superbly shows what happens when old-fashioned thinking gets in the way of people's potential.

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This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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