Whale Rider

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This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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Whale Rider Rating: PG 9+

3.4315 out of 5 723 Votes (Members)
Duration
101 mins
Year
2002
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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. English and Maori dialogue, subtitles in English.

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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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  • Eoghan, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Eoghan, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:59:39

    not a good film wouldn't recommend #whaleclub

  • Alex, 11

    2 out of 5
    By
    Alex, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:58:37

    It was boring in some parts but it wasn't the worst

  • Dubhana, 10

    1 out of 5
    By
    Dubhana, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:56:52

    I didn't understand this film at all, the ending was kinda stupid. It was very dramatic and just didn't make sense. I'm definitely would not recommend this film as it was absolutely terrible! I give it one star for the whales #whale club

  • Shannagh, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Shannagh, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:56:42

    This film was ok.not something I would enjoy it was very sad ,funny and dramatic the ending was stupid and has hardly any thing to do with whales until the very end

  • Marta, 10

    2 out of 5
    By
    Marta, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:55:59

    the film was ok.

  • Ryan, 10

    1 out of 5
    By
    Ryan, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:55:37

    i hated the movie a 101 mins rubbish movie i only give it a 1 because it is rubbish!!!

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