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For My Father's Kingdom (2019)

Director Vea Mafile'o creates a portrait of her father to better understand why he still tithes every cent possible back to his home church on the island of Tonga, exploring his culture and her roots along the way.

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Vea Mafile'o
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Credited cast:
Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala Crown Prince Tupouto'a 'Ulukalala ... Self (as HRH Crown Prince Tupouto'a Ulukalala)
Elizabeth Mafile'o Elizabeth Mafile'o ... Self
Emil Mafile'o Emil Mafile'o ... Self
Emily Mafile'o Emily Mafile'o ... Self
Fiona Mafile'o Fiona Mafile'o ... Self
Robert Mafile'o Robert Mafile'o ... Self
Saia Mafile'o Saia Mafile'o ... Self
Vea Mafile'o ... Self
'Akilisi Pohiva 'Akilisi Pohiva ... Self (as Hon. Prime Minister Samiuela 'Akilisi Pohiva Tuita)
Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita ... Self (as The Princess Royal HRH Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu)
King Tupou VI King Tupou VI ... Self (as His Majesty King George Tupou VI)
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Storyline

The church of Tonga demands donations, especially from those who have left the country. This personal documentary follows the family of Saia Mafile'o who, decades after moving to New Zealand, still dedicates his life and money entirely to his homeland.

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Documentary

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Goofs

Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva is erroneously credited with the surname Tuita, while HRH Princess Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tuita's surname is omitted from her chyron. See more »

Quotes

Robert Mafile'o: There are two types of Tongans, the laughing Tongan and the crying Tongan, guess which one I am?
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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English | Tonga

Release Date:

22 August 2019 (New Zealand) See more »

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For My Father's Kingdom See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,982
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