Journey to Ihipa

2008
15min
Short
Synopsis: 

When a young soldier dies during WWII, extended Maori family protect the bloodline by taking his baby son from his European mother.

His mother spends her whole adult life hoping her son will return to his Maori home, but when he finally does, the reconciliation is not what she had imagined.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Screenplay by: 
Executive produced by: 
Cast: 
Gladys Matenga
Crew: 
Director of Photography
Editor
Festival/Awards: 
2008 - New Zealand International Film Festivals.
Technical information: 
Colour, 35mm, 1:1.85, Dolby Digital 5.1

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