Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Sam Neill also appeared as a man on the run from the government in the New Zealand bush in Sleeping Dogs (1977). See more »
When Ricky sees the 2 officers in the woods, he does not have a rifle. In the next few shots, Ricky alternates between having a rifle and not having one. See more »
You would think Jesus. I thought Jesus the first time I came across that door. It's not Jesus. It's another door. And guess what's on the other side of that door? Yeah, Jesus. He's tricky like that, Jesus.
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The credits include sections headed "Wildercrew" and "Wildercast", with the latter including the subheading "Wilderdogs". See more »
A brilliant funny movie that still respects the sadness that happens in life but tries to show you that fun and laughter can still be our main focus.
I think this is the best so far of Taika Waititi's films and recommend it to anyone to see. I saw it after a long-tiring week at work and I half expected to nod off in the cinema theatre because I was so tired. But I didn't. I laughed and chuckled most of the way through the film and came away re-energized and very happy I had gone.
Would see again if the opportunity came up, which is likely as most of my friends are raving about it and a few are wanting me to go with them to see it again!
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