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Once Were Warriors

Director Lee Tamahori's stunning debut film focuses on a violent love story set against a contemporary urban backdrop. This insightful, gutsy drama features superb performances by Rena Owen and Temuera Morrison as the couple whose 18-year-old marriage crumbles. Based on the novel by Alan Duff. Followed by "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?".

Year: 1994
Genre: Drama, New Zealand Film, Dysfunctional Families, Feminist Tendencies
Country: NZ
Director: Lee Tamahori
Starring: Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Cliff Curtis, Julian Arahanga, Taungaroa Emile
Duration: 102 Minutes
Rating: R - Contains violence.
7.9/10
Location in store: New Zealand Film

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