Mahana

2016
103min
Feature
Synopsis: 

1960s, East Coast of New Zealand. Two Maori sheep-shearing families, the Mahanas and the Poatas, are longstanding enemies and commercial rivals. 14-year-old Simeon Mahana, the youngest son of the youngest son is in conflict with his traditionalist grandfather, Tamihana.  As Simeon unravels the truth behind the longstanding family vendetta he risks not just his own future prospects but the cohesion of the entire tight-knit society. 

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama
Sales Agent: 
Wild Bunch
New Zealand distributor: 
Entertainment One Films Australia

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Screenplay by: 
Crew: 
Co-Producer
1st ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Costume Designer
Festival/Awards: 
2016: Berlinale, Sydney Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, WINDA Indigenous Film Festival