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One Thousand Ropes Film (Trailer and Extras) – 2017 Drama

One Thousand Ropes

Film (Trailer and Extras) – 2017 Drama

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

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

Produced by

Blueskin Films

Availability

Available to rent or buy  on iTunes

Released in New Zealand and Samoan cinemas on 23 March 2017

World premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, February 2017