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Patu!

Film (Full Length) – 1983

PG
Parental Guidance

2012 UNESCO Memory of the World
Listed in the New Zealand Register for Documentary Heritage

Festivals include
1983 Londonk, 2013 Berlin, 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, All Roads Indigenous Film Festival (United States), 1983 and 2006 New Zealand Film Festival

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