Whale Rider

Whale Rider

Directed by Niki Caro

Witness Keisha Castle-Hughes extraordinary performance as Pai; a young Maori girl who fights to become the first female chief of her patriarchal New Zealand tribe. Castle-Hughes earned a Best Actress Nomination, becoming the youngest ever to be nominated in that category.

A young Maori girl fights to become the first female chief of her patriarchal New Zealand tribe. For her extraordinary performance, Keisha Castle-Hughes earned a Best Actress Nomination, becoming the youngest ever to be nominated in that category.

Cast: Keisha Castle Hughes, Cliff Curtis

Member Reviews

Awesome story of the power of indigenous culture surviving through community. Great acting all around! Loved it beginning to end!!

gerry.gaydos
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13 days ago

Thought my heart was going to burst! Beautiful story.

dana.s.tunney
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3 months ago

A movie from the heart to the heart.

Belenmb
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10 months ago

Spellbound!!!!!

Brufer
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a year ago

A good movie, no violence, interesting cultural story and uplifting.

peartree
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a year ago