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Mataku - The Fishing Trip (Te Hi Ika)

Television (Excerpts) – 2002

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Mature

With each chilling tale "of the unexplained and unexpected" introduced by Temuera Morrison Rod Serling-style, Mataku was described as a Māori Twilight Zone. The award-winning bilingual series explored dramatic tales steeped in the supernatural world of Māori. Mataku was produced by Māori writers, directors and actors; and was a strong international and domestic success. Tension mounts in the excerpt from episode nine from the second series: when a group of old mates reunite to go fishing one of them has a long-kept secret, and terror lurks in the deep. 

Key Cast & Crew

Carey Carter

Director, Producer, Writer

Bradford Haami

Writer

Phil Adams

As: Bill

Michael Dwyer

As: Golly

Bronson Ah Kuoi

As: Young Luke

Paaka Hakaraia

As: Young Pia

See all 26 credits

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air and Te Mangai Paho with support from the New Zealand Film Commission and TV3.

 

Music

Music by Hirini Melbourne, Frank Marinthe.

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