Three Maori cousins live three very different and tumultuous lives, after one of them is taken from her family and raised in an orphanage.
An adaptation of the 1992 novel of the same name by Patricia Grace.
Director: Ainsley Gardiner, Briar Grace-Smith
Country: New Zealand
Language: Māori, English
Running time: 98 mins
Buy tickets: HOTA website
This screening is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy in partnership with HOTA, Home of the Arts.
Hear more about the film and how it was adapted for screen from writer/director Briar Grace-Smith during From Page to Screen: film adaptations on Sunday 14 November.
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