Keyword: New Zealand

Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/15/1994
Drama, based on a true story and set in Christchurch circa 1954, about the extraordinary friendship between two adolescent girls which culminates in the murder of one of their mothers.
Whale Rider

Whale Rider (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 06/05/2003
On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs have always been the first-born and male. Many generations later, the contemporary tale revolves around a young mother whose male...
Piano

The Piano (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 11/11/1993
Set in 1851, a mute Scottish woman arrives in colonial New Zealand for an arranged marriage, with her precocious young daughter and beloved piano in tow. When her practical new husband refuses to transport the piano to their home, the woman reluctantly agrees to a sexual relationship with a neighbor as a means of gaining access to the instrument.

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 06/18/2014

The Perfect Wave (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
Ian McCormack, who grew up surfing the waters of New Zealand, sets off with his best friend chasing the perfect wave. On the way, he falls in love with Annabel, and when jealousy drives her away, he abandons his friend and follows her to an island to win her back. There he is stung multiple times by a group of deadly jellyfish, struggles to shore and is pronounced dead at the hospital and taken to...
Maidentrip

Maidentrip (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out-camera in hand-on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now finds herself far from land, family and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom, adventure, and distant...