About

Monifa, a young African girl, has recently arrived to New Zealand as a refugee from Burundi. Haunted by her past, she struggles to adapt to her new life with ageing adoptive parents.  On the way to school, Monifa encounters a local Polynesian boy. Fascinated by the new person in the neighbourhood he sets out to get to know her better, and in doing so he helps Monifa to accept her life in the present.

Technical Info: 
Colour, 35mm, 1.2:35, Dolby Digital
Duration: 
13min
Production Year: 
2011
Production Company: 
Monifa Pictures
Festival/Awards: 
2011 - New Zealand International Film Festival
Sales Agent: 
NZ Film

Key Roles

Director
Writer
Producer

Key Cast

Key Crew

Director of Photography
Ian McCarroll
Editor
Cushla Dillon
Production Designer
Ben Witter