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Reviewed by GREG KING Directors: Ainsley Gardiner and Briar Grace-Smith Stars Tanea Heke, Rachel House, Briar Grace-Smith, Mihi Te Rauhi Daniels, Tioreore Melbourne, Hariata Moriarty, Kayahna Patrick Wiliam, Te Raukura Gray. This New Zealand drama deals with themes of family, culture, tradition, history, connection to land, identity, memory, and the impact of colonialism on the indigenous population, all of which should also resonate strongly with Australian audiences. The film is based on the 1992 novel written by Patricia Grace, which spanned several Continue reading