This Way of Life

Shot over four years, "This Way of Life" is an intimate portrait of Peter Karena and his family. Masterful in the saddle and Hollywood handsome, Peter lives by an internal code of values and honor largely lost in modern times. He is a horse-whisperer, philosopher, hunter, and builder, a husband and father. In their early 30s, Peter and wife Colleen have six kids and 50 horses. We follow them up into the Ruahine ranges and down to their hidden beach camp. Against these isolated backdrops we explore family relationships, their connection to nature, their keen survival skills and their absolute intimacy with each other and their horses. "Quietly profound, deeply poetic" - Sunday Star Times.

Year: 2009
Genre: New Zealand Docos, Biography, Film Festivals 2009
Country: NZ
Director: Thomas Burstyn
Starring: Colleen Karena, Peter Karena
Duration: 85 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: New Zealand (Documentary)



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