Marie Michael Library

Title

Whale Rider

Length

101 min.

File No

589

Format

DVD

Description

A Maori village faces a dilemma when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Shunned by her family and village people, twelve-year-old Pai is determined and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people. She finds the strength to challenge her family and embraces a thousand years of tradition in order to fulfill her destiny.

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