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Once Were Warriors Film (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras) – 1994 Adaptation Captioned Drama Māori

Once Were Warriors

Film (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras) – 1994 Adaptation Captioned Drama Māori

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1996 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
Nominated for Best Actress: Rena Owen

1995 Australian Film Institute Awards
Best Foreign Film

1995 Rotterdam International Film Festival
Audience Award for Favourite Film

1995 Fantasporto International Festival of Cinema (Portugal)
Best Actress: Rena Owen
Runner up for Critic's Award
Nominated for Best International Fantasy Film Award

1994 Venice Film Festival
Anicaflash Prize for Best First Film

1994 San Diego International Film Festival
Best Actress: Rena Owen

1994 New Zealand Film and Television Awards
Best Film
Director - Film: Lee Tamahori
Script - Film: Riwia Brown
Male Performance in a Dramatic Role - Film: Temuera Morrison
Female Performance in a Supporting Role - Film: Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell
Juvenile Performance - Film: Taungaroa Emile
Editing - Film: Michael Horton
Film Score: Murray Grindlay and Murray McNabb
Soundtrack - Film: Kit Rollings, Ray Beentjes, Michael Hedges, and Graham Morris

1994 Montreal World Film Festival
Grand Prix des Ameriques (Grand Prize)
Audience Prize for Favourite Film
Ecumenical Jury Prize
Best Actress: Rena Owen

Judged one of the 10 Best Films of the Year by
NZ Herald, More magazine, Time Magazine, The Melbourne Age, Melbourne Sunday Herald, Sunday Age, Sydney Sunday Telegraph