Whale Rider

This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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Whale Rider Rating: PG 7+

3.3498 out of 5 729 Votes (Members)
Duration
101 mins
Year
2002
Director(s)
Cast

Tradition causes trouble in a family when a young Maori girl wants to take up what she believes is her rightful place at the head of her tribe - because the man standing in her way is her own grandfather, and his love for her is not enough to change his belief that only a boy could ever lead the tribe. Set in modern New Zealand, Whale Rider superbly shows what happens when old-fashioned thinking gets in the way of people's potential.

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What you say

  • This is a beautiful and movig film which really makes the children think, whilst opening their eyes to different worlds and cultures effortlessly

    Jenni (Teacher)

  • This is a beautiful and movig film which really makes the children think, whilst opening their eyes to different worlds and cultures effortlessly

    Jenni (Teacher)

Reviews

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  • Rebecca, 7

    1 out of 5
    By
    Rebecca, 7
    Date
    2016-02-14 17:22:58

    I disliked the film because too many people died.

  • Alexander, 7

    1 out of 5
    By
    Alexander, 7
    Date
    2016-02-14 16:02:36

    I did not like the film because the whales are ugly and a man was really upset because he lost his whale's tooth and it was his fault because he threw it into the sea and hoped that someone of the school will get it back.

  • Alina, 7

    2 out of 5
    By
    Alina, 7
    Date
    2016-02-12 10:34:24

    I disliked the film because the girls grandad does not like her the girls mum died when was born and her twin brother died

  • Harry, 10

    5 out of 5
    By
    Harry, 10
    Date
    2016-02-11 15:43:30

    it is good

  • Josiah, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Josiah, 10
    Date
    2016-02-10 20:31:29

    It's so cool when the girl ride's the whale .

  • serhat, 8

    3 out of 5
    By
    serhat, 8
    Date
    2016-02-10 18:43:14

    I like the scenery and when the girl rides the whale

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