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overall funny short-film
4 October 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

for anyone who can appreciate Maori humour/demeanor this is worth seeing. It comes standard in the special features section of the 'once were warriors' (collectors edition) DVD. produced in 1989 by lee tamahori (who came to fame for his brilliant work in warriors (1994)

Thunderbox is a 25 minute low budget film starring Faifua Amiga as the young Thunderbox Junior who finds himself in trouble with authorities, particularly displayed at school and with the law. He is placed into the workforce after being expelled from school for repeating one of his father's hilarious 'philosophies' in an English lesson.

Overall, a funny short Maori film!


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