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Synopsis

Sione's Wedding is feel-good feature comedy about four 30-something guys who must each find a girlfriend before their best friend Sione's wedding — or be left out in the cold. Through the efforts of these bumbling blokes to get the girl(s) Sione's Wedding brought to life the colour and humour of New Zealand's urban Samoan community in Auckland, the largest Polynesian city in the world. A breakthrough PI-Kiwi film, Sione's broke box office records when it opened in cinemas throughout New Zealand in March 2006. Actor Oscar Kightley co-wrote with James Griffin.

Background

A PI Perspective by Makerita Urale 19.11.2008

Sione's Wedding is about four best mates: ladies' man Michael (Robbie Magasiva) , party boy Sefa (Shimpal Lelisi), good boy Stanley (

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Credits (28)

 Chris Graham
 John Barnett
 Chloe Smith

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Comments (4)

 Emma8

Emma8

doesnt matter how many times I watch this its still soo funny!!
haha cant wait for the second one to come out!x
most things in the movie you can relate to-gosh the Samoan life>

 Heather

Heather

OMG cant wait for Part 2 to come out!:) Gotta LOVE me SAMOAN people! CHEEHOO GO THE MANU!:) xo

 nella

nella

it is a really funny movie if you understand, i mean the way the samoans act in the movie reminded me so much of my family and boy cousins when they talk. overall it is very funny and i am proud to be samoan.

 D

D

Sione's Wedding was an o-sum genre of comic and cultural reflection of Samoan culture. It was entertaining and gave a 'real' feel of what it is like to be Samoan in todays modern day society. Old skool Samoan culture and values maintained that is executed with a modern twist.

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Quotes

I was surprised by the degree to which the film just fell into people's hearts. Even years later, I'm meeting people who say they go home every night and watch it after work to cheer themselves up. 
Man, we're gonna be banned from our own funerals. 

Awards

2006 Air New Zealand Screen Awards
Nominated for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor (Shimpal Lelisi), Actress (Teuila Blakely), Supporting Actress (Madeleine Sami). Editor, Production Design, Costume Design, and Sound (Tony Johnson)