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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  • Ethan, 11

    2 out of 5
    By
    Ethan, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:52:26

    Boring, sad, annoying especially the music but okay so I'll give it 2.25

  • Lee, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Lee, 11
    Date
    2015-02-10 15:51:50

    hate it is worst than bill and teds stupid adventure the only reason i rated 1 is could i couldnt rate ZERO

  • Heather, 8

    1 out of 5
    By
    Heather, 8
    Date
    2015-02-02 18:20:16

    Not seen this film yet but I would love to see it .My mate has said that this film is brilliant and she likes it.

  • Dylan, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Dylan, 11
    Date
    2015-01-22 12:55:07

    first of all i would like to say that we were going to watch bill and teds excelent adventure but it didnt have subtitles so we were going to watch small soldiers but it was a 12 and then we were going to watch Edward scizzor hands but (name removed for identity reasons) was scared so my expectation
    went up sadly i did not like this film

  • Desislava, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Desislava, 10
    Date
    2015-01-16 12:54:37

    I think that this film was a bit sad because the mum died at the beginning. But it is actually interesting and I recommend it . I rate it 4 stars but may be some people will have a different opinion to mine.

  • Jessica, 13

    2 out of 5
    By
    Jessica, 13
    Date
    2015-01-09 13:09:07

    I have started watching this movie in Film Club.
    I don't really like it.

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