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  1. An excerpt from this 'making-of' programme.


Jonathan Brough’s insightful documentary on the making of Whale Rider travels from East Coast town Whangara, where the mythical whale rider Paikea landed - to Hollywood. This excerpt concentrates on the movie’s vital special effects component: nine whales, brought to the screen through a combination of life-sized models and digital effects. The largest model measured 65 feet in length. Star Keisha Castle-Hughes reflects on filming the challenging whale-riding scenes. 

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 Jonathan Brough
 Tim Sanders
 Diana Rowan

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Love the movie. A shout out to all the casts that make the this movie possible all the way from Toronto Canada.


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