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Release Date: January 01, 1988

Year    :   1988
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   New Zealand Film Commission, Awatea Films, Radio Hauraki, Hauraki Film Enterprises
Director    :   Merata Mita
Producers    :   Geoff Murphy, Merata Mita
Writers    :   Merata Mita
RunTime    :   101 mins.

Rewi Rapana returns to the small country town of Te Mata after his family has left the district. His arrival rekindles old tensions as well as renewing family ties. He is seeking an identity and a permanent place to call home yet desperately hiding a secret from his past. Oddly enough there is one person with whom he finds peace of mind. She is an old woman known as Kara. A special relationship develops between Rewi, Kara and Kara’s great granddaughter Awatea.

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