Whale rider
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1404943722 (DVD)
UPC
043396022720

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
General Note
Based on the book by Witi Ihimaera.
General Note
Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette; filmmaker's commentary; deleted scenes with optional director commentary; soundtrack showcase.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Leon Narbey ; editor, David Coulson ; music, Lisa Gerrard ; costume designer, Kirsty Cameron ; production designer, Grant Major.
Participants/Performers
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa, Mana Taumaunu, Rachel House.
Description
The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possess a natural leadership ability.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief language and a mementary drug reference.
System Details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital.
Language
Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards
San Francisco International Film Festival, 2003: Audience Award Best - Narrative Feature (Niki Caro).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Roa, G., Ihimaera, W. T., Cameron, K., Gerrard, L., Narbey, L., House, R., Taumaunu, M., Coulson, D., Curtis, C., Paratene, R., Castle-Hughes, K., Caro, N., Hübner, F., Barnett, J., Sanders, T., & Haughton, V. (20032002). Whale rider (Special ed. ; Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1).). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grant Roa et al.. 20032002. Whale Rider. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grant Roa et al.. Whale Rider Culver City, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 20032002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Roa, Grant, et al. Whale Rider Special ed. ; Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1)., Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 20032002.

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