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The Pā Boys Film (Trailer) – 2014 Drama Te Reo Music Māori

The Pā Boys

Film (Trailer) – 2014 Drama Te Reo Music Māori

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'It is about 'life, death and fu**ing good music' runs the tagline to this film. It follows a Wellington band playing East Coast and Northland pubs, as they head for Cape Reinga. The trio find themselves on a roots journey that's both musical and personal (mateship, whānau, whakapapa). The cast includes singer Francis Kora, with songs by Warren Maxwell. Himiona Grace's first feature was produced by Ainsley Gardiner (Boy) and Mina Mathieson (Warbrick). Released in Kiwi cinemas on Waitangi Day 2014, Pā Boys won positive reviews, and a Best Film gong at the Wairoa Māori Film Festival.

What’s a Māori without roots eh?
– From the film’s trailer

Produced by

Whenua Films

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818

Availability

Available to buy and rent from NZ Film On Demand

Released in New Zealand cinemas on 6 February 2014 (Waitangi Day). Released on DVD in May 2014

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Music

Music by Warren Maxwell