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Whale Rider

  • Jim Santy Auditorium 1255 Park Avenue Park City, UT, 84060 United States (map)
Whale Rider

Park City Film Series
Part of the Books 2 Movies Series
Sat @ 4pm

Directed by Niki Caro
Rated PG-13, 101 min. 
Free Screening

A contemporary story of love, rejection and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. On the east coast of New Zealand, the Whangara people believe their presence there dates back a thousand years or more to a single ancestor, Paikea, who escaped death when his canoe capsized by riding to shore on the back of a whale. From then on, Whangara chiefs have always been the first-born and male. A feisty young girl named Pai, who radiates with life and energy is about to challenge tradition.

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