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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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Cast

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Nanna Maria
Mia Blake ...
Charlene
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Erasmus
Miriama McDowell ...
Hibiscus
Taungaroa Emile ...
Soul
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Tyson
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Danish Maria
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Shelly
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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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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Naming Number Two  »

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NZD 4,324,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$370,544 (New Zealand) (10 March 2006)
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Wai Ni Bu Ni Ovalau
by Fijian Festival Performers
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raw and real, funny and cheeky
1 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

another great kiwi film, how do they do it?? a small country with not a big budget for films even after lotr and peter jackson.

No.2 is rich story telling, beautifully flawed relationships, raw and real, funny and cheeky.

new zealand film makers have set such high standards in telling their stories, i have yet to see it trickle through to Australian film making

  • although australians are good at making Hollywood movies- but movies


that capture the worlds attention and respect far and few between. like once were warriors couldn't be copied and wasn't from kiwi genre point of view neither should the castle and its characters be rewrote and reworked and remade over and over. let the writers write- not all writers should have to direct to see their work made with integrity.

see this movie- No.2


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