Ka Whawhai Tonu

2024
114min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Set in Aotearoa New Zealand in 1864, Ka Whawhai Tonu tells the story of a pivotal battle in the first New Zealand land wars in the Waikato region. A battle fought with impossible odds between Māori and the Colonial forces. This heroic conflict is told through the eyes of two young teenagers forced to take control of their own destiny amidst the chaos of the battle and their escape. 

Status: 
Complete, New Release
Genre: 
Te Reo Māori, Drama
Sales Agent: 
Locomotive Entertainment
Distributor: 
Transmission Films

Credits:

Directed by: 
Screenplay by: 
Crew: 
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Costume Designers
Composer
Hair and Makeup
Festival/Awards: 
2024 Sydney Film Festival – In Competition, First Nations Award