, 1h34 GenresDrama ThemesFilms about families ActorsAntony Starr, Peter McCauley, Vicky Haughton, Kate Beckinsale, Elizabeth Hawthorne Roles Lillian Rating56% John Drean (Antony Starr) is a park ranger whose marriage to his wife Ana (Sally Stockwell) begins to suffer when their daughter, Pearl (Georgia Rose), goes missing under his care. Four years later, John is still looking for his little girl and his life seems to be at a standstill, while Ana is in a relationship with John's best friend, and the policeman behind Pearl's disappearance, David (Cohen Holloway). Things begin to change for the better, however, when John's father, George (Peter McCauley), believes he saw Pearl walking past a shop window.
, 1h30 OriginGerman GenresDrama ActorsVicky Haughton, Jochen Horst Roles Nanna Rating52% Grâce au notaire Nolan Davies, Paige Duvall, une éditrice new-yorkaise se voit hériter un terrain en Nouvelle-Zélande. Elle décale un contrat d'un million de dollars avec Douglas Lancaster pour toucher son héritage et le vendre au principe au riche homme d'affaires, Steven Armstrong, qui veut y construire un hôtel. Sur place, elle se laisse séduire par le fermier Adam Leary, qui vit avec son fils Jake et une femme maorie du nom de Nanna, en même temps qu'elle apprend à découvrir son héritage et un secret de famille depuis longtemps enterré.
, 2h8 GenresDrama, Thriller ActorsMatthew Macfadyen, Emily Barclay, Miranda Otto, Jodie Rimmer, Antony Starr, Vicky Haughton Roles Miss Seagar Rating74% Paul Prior (Matthew Macfadyen), a disillusioned and battle-weary war photographer, decides to return home to an isolated town in the South Island of New Zealand. His brother Andrew (Colin Moy), a local ostrich farmer, is caught off-guard by Paul's sudden reappearance after 17 years away. Worlds apart, they barely recognise each other. Andrew, a pious man, pressures Paul into staying to help sort out the sale of their father's cottage and the adjoining orchard. Andrew is married to the highly religious Penny (Miranda Otto).
, 1h41 Directed byNiki Caro OriginNouvelle zelande GenresDrama ThemesFilms about animals, Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Cétacé, Political films, Mise en scène d'un cétacé ActorsKeisha Castle-Hugues, Rawiri Paratene, Cliff Curtis, Vicky Haughton, Tammy Davis, Rachel House Roles Nanny Flowers Rating74% The film's plot follows the story of Paikea Apirana ("Pai") In the book, her name is Kahu, short for Kahutia Te Rangi. The leader should be the first-born grandson – a direct patrilineal descendant of Paikea, aka Kahutia Te Rangi in the book, the Whale Rider – he who rode on top of a whale from Hawaiki. However, Pai is female and technically cannot inherit the leadership. While her grandfather, Koro, later forms an affectionate bond with his granddaughter, carrying her to school every day on his bicycle, he also condemns her and blames her for conflicts happening within the tribe. At one point Paikea decides to leave with her father because her grandfather is mistreating her. However she finds that she cannot bear to leave the sea as the whale seems to be calling her back, she tells her father to turn the car back and returns home. Pai's father refuses to assume traditional leadership; instead he moves to Germany to pursue a career as an artist. Pai herself is interested in the leadership, learning traditional songs and dances, but is given little encouragement by her grandfather. Pai feels that she can become the leader, although there's no precedent for a woman to do so, and is determined to succeed.