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Sione's Wedding

Film (Trailer) – 2006

R16
Restricted

Sione's Wedding is a feel-good comedy about four 30-something guys who must each find a girlfriend before their best friend Sione's wedding — or be left out in the cold. Through the efforts of these bumbling blokes to get the girls, the film brought to life the colour and humour of the urban Samoan community in Auckland, the world's largest Polynesian city. A breakthrough PI-Kiwi film, Sione's broke box office records when it opened in cinemas throughout New Zealand in March 2006. Actor Oscar Kightley co-wrote the script with James Griffin.

I was surprised by the degree to which the film just fell into people's hearts. Even years later, I'm meeting people who say they go home every night and watch it after work to cheer themselves up.
– Oscar Kightley, in a 13 January 2011 interview with Bridget Jones

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from the NZ Film Commission, in association with NZ On Air, Village Skycity Cinemas and Joseph P. Moodabe

Music

Opening credits song 'I Do Believe' performed by Tha Freestyle, featuring Mareko, Flowz and Lapi Mariner

Closing credits song 'Forever' performed by Aaradhna, featuring Kevin Soul

'Knowing You So Long' (song at Sione's wedding ceremony) performed by Bella Kalalo, Teuila Blakely and Joy Vaele

Songs by Dawn Raid Entertainment. Soundtrack includes tracks by Nesian Mystik, Mt Vaea Band, Adeaze, Tha Freestytle, Savage, The Bleeders, Deceptikonz, and Ladi 6

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