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Niki Caro

Niki Caro was born in 1967 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is a writer and director, known for Whale Rider (2002), North Country (2005) and McFarland, USA (2015). See full bio »

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Whale Rider
Whale Rider Writer
North Country
North Country Director
McFarland, USA
McFarland, USA Director
A Heavenly Vintage


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 2009 A Heavenly Vintage (writer)
 2002 Whale Rider (written by)
  Mercy Peak (TV Series) (1 episode, 2001) (storyliner - 3 episodes, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Blame (2002) ... (storyliner)
- Live and Let Live (2002) ... (storyliner)
- Chickens, Roosting (2002) ... (storyliner)
- Undue Influence (2002) ... (writer)
 2001 Dark Stories: Tales from Beyond the Grave (Video) (segment "Sure to Rise")
 1998 Memory & Desire (writer)
 1994 Sure to Rise (Short)
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Personal Quote:

When Whale Rider started to become quite successful in the States, I got offered a lot of projects. Admittedly many of them involved large mammals and small girls.


Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005. See more »

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