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The Patriarch (2016)

Mahana (original title)
From the author of "The Whale Rider", a tale of family rivalry and reconciliation, set against the stunning backdrop of rural New Zealand in the 1960s.

Director:

Lee Tamahori

Writers:

John Collee (screenplay), Witi Ihimaera (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Temuera Morrison ... Grandfather Tamihana Mahana
Akuhata Keefe Akuhata Keefe ... Simeon Mahana
Nancy Brunning ... Ramona Mahana
Jim Moriarty Jim Moriarty ... Rupeni Poata
Regan Taylor Regan Taylor ... Joshua Mahana
Maria Walker ... Huria Mahana
Sienna MacKinlay Sienna MacKinlay ... Gloria Mahana
Tuhiwhakauraoterangi Wallace-Ihakara Tuhiwhakauraoterangi Wallace-Ihakara ... Hope Mahana
Kyra McRae Kyra McRae ... Faith Mahana
Eds Eramiha ... Pani
Ngahuia Piripi ... Miriam Mahana
Matariki Whatarau Matariki Whatarau ... Mohi
Miriama McDowell ... Aunt Saphora
Aroha Rawson Aroha Rawson ... Aunt Ruth
Yvonne Porter Yvonne Porter ... Poppy Poata
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Storyline

From the author of "The Whale Rider", a tale of family rivalry and reconciliation, set against the stunning backdrop of rural New Zealand in the 1960s.

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Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

Barbers Elaine and Calab are from Vinny's Barber Shop Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand. See more »

Connections

References Flaming Star (1960) See more »

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Loved It
20 December 2019 | by alancmorton-37881See all my reviews

Nothing not to like about this native New Zealand tale.


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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English | Maori

Release Date:

3 March 2016 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$914,715
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Company Credits

Production Co:

The Patriarch Limited See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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