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One Thousand Ropes Film (Trailer) – 2016 Drama

One Thousand Ropes

Film (Trailer) – 2016 Drama

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Writer/director Tusi Tamasese won multiple awards for his first feature, the Samoan-set The Orator - O Le Tulafale. This New Zealand-set follow-up involves a Samoan father whose daughter Ilisa returns home, pregnant and badly beaten. In her movie debut, Frankie Adams (Shortland Street) plays Ilisa, and Uelese Petaia (star of Albert Wendt adaptation Sons for the Return Home) is the boxer turned baker, in a tale of family, revenge and redemption. One Thousand Ropes debuted in the Panorama section of the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, before opening in NZ and Samoa in March. 

The power to change, the strength to heal.
– The film's advertising tagline

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Availability

World premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, February 2017

Released in New Zealand and Samoan cinemas on 23 March 2017