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DVD - Adult   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD - Adult   Paddington . On Loan . 6 Jul 2021
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Title Mahana [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Moore Park, NSW Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific Pty Ltd, ©2016.
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (119 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Catalogued from container.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment : 2016.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 69440SDG.
Based on the novel Bulibasha : king of the gypsies by Witi Ihimaera.
extras: A postcard to the 1950s ; The car race ; The Mahana family ; Tow families ; Women of the era ; A day's work ; Dressing for the occasion ; Nga Kaitaki ; Witi's life.
Creation Note Produced by Robin Scholes ; directed by Lee Tamahori.
Performer note Temuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, Nancy Brunning, Jim Moriarty.
Summary Note 1960s, East Coast of New Zealand. Two Maori sheep-shearing families, the Mahanas and Poatas, are longstanding enemies and commercial rivals. 14 year-old Simeon Mahana, the youngest son, is in conflict with his traditionalist grandfather, Tamihana. As Simeon unravels the truth behind the longstanding family vendetta, he risks not just his own future prospects, but the cohesion of the entire tight-knit society.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note English. [CC] English Captions (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired).
Subject - Name Ihimaera, Witi, -- 1944- Film adaptations
Subject Family violence -- New Zealand -- Drama
Fathers and sons -- Drama
Sheep-shearing -- Drama
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Drama
Patriarchy -- New Zealand -- Drama
Families -- New Zealand -- Drama
Feature films -- New Zealand
Teenagers -- Drama
Maori drama (English)
New Zealand fiction -- Film and video adaptations
East Coast (North Island, N.Z.) -- Drama
New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- Drama
East Coast (North Island, N.Z.) -- Drama
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films -- New Zealand.
Added Author Tamahor, Lee director.
Morrison, Temuera actor.
Brunning, Nancy actor.
Moriarty, Jim, 1953- actor.
Keefe, Akuhata actor.
Ihimaera, Witi, 1944- Bulibasha : king of the gypsies.
Added title Mahana (Motion picture)
The patriarch
Shelf Location DVD F MAHA
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