Directed by: Niki Caro
Starring: Cliff Curtis, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton
Genres: Drama, Family
Trivia: Keisha Castle-Hughes did not know how to swim at the time this movie was made.
Trivia: At 13 years old, Keisha Castle-Hughes became the youngest ever nominee for Best Actress at the Oscars.
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Paikea: A long time ago, my ancestor Paikea came to this place on the back of a whale. Since then, in every generation of my family, the first born son has carried his name and become the leader of our tribe... until now.
When the villagers are joining the old chief on the beach, to see all the beached whales, it is raining heavily, yet his face and suit are completely dry.