The Orator (O Le Tulafale)

2011
110min
Feature
Synopsis: 

The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love.  Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa.  Forced to protect his land and family, Saili must face his fears and seek the right to speak up for those he loves.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama
New Zealand distributor: 
Transmission Films

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Screenplay by: 
Crew: 
Associate Producer
Associate Producer
Director of Photography
Sound Designer
Festival/Awards: 
2011: Orizzonti (In Competition), Venice International Film Festival (Special Mention- Orizzonti Section,Art Cinema Award from CICAE Jury,CinemaAvvenire Best Film), 2012: Sundance Film Festival, Palm Springs; Pacific Rim Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival (Audience Award)
Technical information: 
Colour, 35mm/DCP, 1.85:1, Dolby Digital 5.1

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