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The Resource Whale rider, South Pacific Pictures ... [and others] ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner ; written & directed by Niki Caro

Whale rider, South Pacific Pictures ... [and others] ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner ; written & directed by Niki Caro

Label
Whale rider
Title
Whale rider
Statement of responsibility
South Pacific Pictures ... [and others] ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner ; written & directed by Niki Caro
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possess a natural leadership ability
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Leon Narbey ; editor, David Coulson ; music, Lisa Gerrard
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa, Mana Taumaunu, Rachel House
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-
  • 1990-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sanders, Tim
  • Barnett, John
  • Huebner, Frank
  • Caro, Nikki
  • Castle-Hughes, Keisha
  • Paratene, Rawiri
  • Haughton, Vicky
  • Gerrard, Lisa
  • South Pacific Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
101
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Whale rider, South Pacific Pictures ... [and others] ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner ; written & directed by Niki Caro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Witi Ihimaera
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette; filmmaker's commentary; deleted scenes with optional director commentary; soundtrack showcase
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment: 02272
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52959575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781404943728
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
043396022720
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02272
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Whale rider, South Pacific Pictures ... [and others] ; producers, Tim Sanders, John Barnett, Frank Hübner ; written & directed by Niki Caro
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Witi Ihimaera
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes featurette; filmmaker's commentary; deleted scenes with optional director commentary; soundtrack showcase
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment: 02272
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52959575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9781404943728
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
043396022720
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
02272
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Video recording format
DVD

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