Hope she likes her new home...
This Kiwi movie is set during the 1860s, a time of racial conflict between the white settlers and native Maoris. An Irish woman had had a son with a Maori man. Now seven years old, the boy is kidnapped by his Maori grandfather. Mom decides to journey upriver to bring him back, at a time of growing tensions between the whites and Maoris. As she falls for her son's uncle, she finds herself on both sides in the middle of a racial war.
116 minutes, No persons under 16 (Sex, Violence)
Action, Adventure, Drama, On the art circuit.
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Samantha Morton, Kiefer Sutherland, Cliff Curtis, Temuera Morrison, Anton Lesser, Rawiri Pene, Stephen Rea, Wi Kuki Kaa
|Screenplay||Vincent Ward, Toa Fraser, Kely Lyons|
|Editing||Ewa J. Lind|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Silverscreen Films, The Film Consortium, Endgame Entertainment, Invicta Capital Ltd., New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand Film Production Fund, UK Film Council|
IMDB page | FPB Report
|FPB Report (SA)|
|Language||Strong, subtitled, occasional|
|Nudity||Non-sexual and sexual, occasional|
|Sex||Infrequent, sexual conduct, realistic|
|Violence||Intense, contextual, gory and realistic|
|Prejudice||Mild though contextual|
|Comments||Some expletives around genitalia may offend sensitive viewers and also irrelevant oaths about Jesus may be disturbing to children.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
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