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Twilight of the Gods (1996)

 -  Short | War  -  24 June 1996 (USA)
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Following a pitched battle, a Maori warrior finds a wounded European soldier and helps him back to health. How will this clash of cultures in a time of warfare turn out?

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Cast

Cast overview:
Greg Mayor ...
Toa
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Soldier
John Maunsell ...
Warrior
Tony Kingi ...
Warrior
Wayne Pivac ...
Warrior
Joel Lund ...
Renegade
Adam Cohen ...
Renegade
Craig Jenkins ...
Renegade
Nick Abbs ...
Renegade
Gregan Songhurst ...
Renegade
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A Maori warrior comes upon the aftermath of a battle to find that the only survivor is a wounded enemy soldier. His wishes to avenge his fallen countrymen by finishing off this helpless enemy but the gods won't allow it (as conveyed to him through a spirit bird). Anguished that he must instead treat the soldier's wounds, he's further repelled by the soldier's incessant homosexual advances. Slowly and surprisingly, a change comes over the warrior to accept the soldier's advances, but the war all too soon intrudes upon them. Written by statmanjeff

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24 June 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El crepúsculo de los audaces  »

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Toa: Your roving hands are worse than a woman's! Back off, bitch on heat!
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Edited into Boys in Love 2 (1998) See more »

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really wonderful

I found this short film on a DVD called "The Best of Boys in Love," and it was the only really moving short film on the disc. Made in New Zealand, it's the story of a native hunter who nurses a wounded western soldier back to health, alone in a jungle. I don't know anything about New Zealand history or culture. But you don't have to in order to understand what's going on. The two characters don't share a language, culture, values, or loyalties, but they form a bond nevertheless. A really well-trimmed, simple story that doesn't sacrifice any depth.


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