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Once Were Warriors

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Directed by Lee Tamahori
New Zealand, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

Jake and Beth Heke (Temurea Morrison and Rena Owen) are a couple of Maori descent who are living in a slum in Aukland. While it’s obvious that they still love each other, Jake’s alcoholism has driven a wedge into their relationship and has left their children emotionally scarred.

Synopsis

Jake and Beth Heke (Temurea Morrison and Rena Owen) are a couple of Maori descent who are living in a slum in Aukland. While it’s obvious that they still love each other, Jake’s alcoholism has driven a wedge into their relationship and has left their children emotionally scarred.

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Once Were WarriorsDirected byLee Tamahori

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1994 | Winner: Anicaflash Prize
International Film Festival Rotterdam
1995 | Winner: Audience Award

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