About

The matriarch of a large Polynesian family lies bedridden and silent, unable or unwilling to speak after a long illness. When a family crisis strikes, Nan Maria gets some unexpected help as she struggles to reunite her fractured family.

Technical Info: 
Sony F5 4K 24fps, Aspect 1.85.1, Dolby 5.1, HDCAM/H264/ProRes 4:2:2
Duration: 
14min
Production Year: 
2016
Festival/Awards: 
2017: Skábmagovat Film Festival, ImagineNATIVE, Aussie & Kiwi Film Festival, Show me Shorts, Hokianga Film Festival, Nuku'alofa Film Festival, Down Under Berlin, PBS Online Film Festival (Jury Prize), Montreal First People's Festival/ Présence Autochtone, Wairoa Māori Film Festival (Moana Prize), Festival de Cine de Nueva Zelanda, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Māoriland Film Festival,

Key Roles

Director
Writer
Producer

Key Crew

Cinematographer
Fred Renata
Editor
Damon Fepulea'i