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+

3.3940 out of 5 731 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

Viewing 19-24 of 1413 Reviews

  • Tiernan, 10

    1 out of 5
    By
    Tiernan, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:08:29

    I hate the film it was so bad BORING!!!!!:(

  • Clara, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Clara, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:05:46

    I loved this movie but it was a bit boring at parts and sometimes I felt sorry for the girl.I think it deserves the stars I gave it #whaleclub

  • Abby, 11

    3 out of 5
    By
    Abby, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:05:44

    It was kind of a boring film but it was funny at the end #whale club

  • Maeve, 11

    3 out of 5
    By
    Maeve, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:05:23

    the film was a bit boring and i did not understand it at all. #whale club

  • Cormac, 10

    1 out of 5
    By
    Cormac, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:04:54

    Very boring happy they didn't put out a second one shouldn't be called whale rider since he only rides a whale once #whaleclub

  • Lily, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    Lily, 10
    Date
    2015-02-10 16:03:25

    It was alright a bit sad though. it is funny so a funny person would like it.i kind of recommend it.# whale club

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