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Naming Number Two (2006)
"No. 2" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  16 February 2006 (New Zealand)
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A matriarch organizes a feast with her family, in which she will name her successor.

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Nanna Maria
Mia Blake ...
Charlene
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Miriama McDowell ...
Hibiscus
Taungaroa Emile ...
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Tyson
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Danish Maria
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Tanea Heke ...
Aunty Cat
Nathaniel Lees ...
Uncle John
Pio Terei ...
Uncle Percy
Brandon Lakshman ...
Moses
Tayla-Lee Griffin ...
Nia
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Pule
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Grace
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Living in Mt. Roskill, Auckland, Nana Maria struggles to get her grandchildren together for a traditional Fijian feast in which she means to name her successor as Matriarch. Film runs over about a 18 hour or so period of time. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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A contemporary, big-hearted and exuberant story set in suburban Auckland about what it takes to bring a family together (Australia theatrical) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG for thematic material, language, sensuality, brief violence and smoking | See all certifications »
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16 February 2006 (New Zealand)  »

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NZD 10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,073 (New Zealand) (10 March 2006)

Gross:

$370,544 (New Zealand) (10 March 2006)
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Great Movie!
18 March 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This was one of the most feel good movies I've watched in a long time. I wanted to go straight home after I saw it and give all my family big hugs eh. Great story :) Plus it had Rene Naufahu in it who I love - I wish he was starring in more movies. Set in Mount Roskill, in Auckland, you see another side to life in the big city. Such a real portrayal of family life. I thought all the young actors in the movie did a great job - definitely some up and coming talent amongst them. This movie is definitely one to take your Mum or Dad, Nana or Grandpa, Brother or Sister to and be prepared to get emotional. The storyline itself sounds at first like it is going to be a bit bland, but believe me, you'll never be more moved.


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