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The Pa Boys (2014)

The adventures of a small-time reggae band on the road as they learn more about life and themselves.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Francis Kora ... Danny
Matariki Whatarau ... Tau
Tola Newbery ... Cityboy
Juanita Hepi ... Puti
Roimata Fox ... Jo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nancy Brunning ... Puti's Mum
Te Whaiora Harrison-O'Connell ... Kere
... Tolaga Local
... Uncle Toa
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A contemporary story with a strong message, 'The Pa Boys', follows a fictional Wellington reggae band as they embark on a tour 'down north', from Wellington to Cape Reinga. Staring Fran Kora (from the band KORA) and Matariki Whatarau (Go Girls, The Almighty Johnsons), The Pa Boys is a story about life, death and music, with the prerequisite number of laughs and good vibes that captures the best of NZ talent, landscape and music. On the surface Danny (Fran Kora) has everything, but despite that he struggles to feel like he belongs. Tau (Matariki Whatarau) on the other hand knows his history, his culture, and his place. But with that knowledge comes a burden. As the band tours, personal insecurities threaten to overwhelm the musical connection that comes naturally to them. Their travels expose Danny and Tau to a spiritual history that cannot be avoided and when unresolved events from their past must be confronted it's Danny who holds the key. The connection to the music and the spirit ... Written by Anonymous

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What is a man without roots?

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NZD 650,000 (estimated)
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Lead actor Francis Kora is lead singer and bass player for 'Kora', one of New Zealand's most popular bands. See more »

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