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New Zealand Film Production Fund

Overview
Works: 17 works in 78 publications in 4 languages and 5,040 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Sports films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Historical films  Horror films  History 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by New Zealand Film Production Fund
Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 2,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara Māori people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for American to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
Boy by Taika Waititi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for
A heavenly vintage( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young winemaker rises to prominence through the unlikely guidance of a mysterious angel. His talents make him the object of desire of a beautiful baroness who tempts him to stray from his loving wife and children
The Ferryman by Chris Graham( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek has been cheating death for countless years, trading broken bodies for new ones using a secret, deadly weapon. But now is his time of reckoning. The Ferryman, the ancient conveyor of death is close and he wants the Greek. A payment must be made
The world's fastest Indian : DVD]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Boinneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
River queen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonisation of New Zealand
La leyenda de las ballenas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
La légende des baleines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Although disregarded by her grandfather and shunned by the village people, twelve-year-old Pai remains certain of her calling and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people. With remarkable grace, Pai finds the strength to challenge her family and embraces a thousand years of tradition in order to fulfill her destiny
Boy by James Rolleston( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy is a dreamer who loves Michael Jackson. He lives with his brother Rocky, a tribe of deserted cousins and his Nan. Boy's other hero, his father Alamein, is the subject of Boy's fantasies, and he imagines him as a deep sea diver, war hero and a close relation of Michael Jackson. In reality Alamein is an inept, wannabe gangster who has been in jail for robbery. When Alamein returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential and learn to get along without the hero he had been hoping for
Whale rider( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Although disregarded by her grandfather and shunned by the village people, twelve-year-old Pai remains certain of her calling and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people. With remarkable grace, Pai finds the strength to challenge her family and embraces a thousand years of tradition in order to fulfill her destiny
The world's fastest Indian : collector's edition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motercycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Bonneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
The world's fastest Indian : based on one hell of a true story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Munro, a man who never let the dream of youth fade. After a lifetime of perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle, Burt sets off from the bottom of the world to test his bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. With all the odds against him, he sets a new speed record and captures the spirit of his times. Burt Munro's 1967 Boinneville record remains unbroken and his legend lives on
Whale rider : in the ways of the ancients she found a hope for the future.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to their first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the liitle girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
Perfect creature by Glenn Standring( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three centuries ago, human genetic experimentation gave rise to an advanced species known as the Brotherhood. These superior beings lived in harmony with mankind, protecting them from disease while relying on them for sustenance. But now the fragile balance between man and vampire is threatened when Brother Silus learns that one of his own kind has unleashed a deadly virus that is killing off humans - and wiping out any chance for a peaceful coexistence
Whale rider( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
River Queen by Vincent Ward( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Where the forest meets the river ... a young Irish woman has grown up amongst soldiers on Te Awanui - The Great River. Too young, and pregnant by the son of a Māori chief, she gives birth to a son, who is kidnapped by his Māori grandfather. Abandoned by her soldier father, Sarah's life becomes a search for her son as she finds herself torn between Doyle, the broken-down soldier, and Wiremu, the son of a Māori warrior. As the conflict escalates between Māori tribes and the British Colonial Army, Sarah finds herself at the centre of a storm .. with darkness all around and desperate to find her son, she discovers that only the heart can see ..."--Container
 
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