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Whale Rider
Academy Award® Nominee
On the east coast of New Zealand, the chiefs of the Whangara people have always been the first-born and male. When the newborn successor to the throne dies in childbirth, his twin sister is left to...  View more >

Starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicki Haughton...  View more >

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Please Note: Reader Reviews are submitted by the readers of The BigScreen Cinema Guide and represent their own personal opinions regarding this movie, and do not represent the views of The BigScreen Cinema Guide, or any of its associated entities.

Jul 20, 2003
I walked into this film not knowing at all what to expect and left thinking...."WOW!" This was an emotionally moving film. It is refreshing to see a cast of fresh faces. I am a regular movie-goer and this ranks up there in one of my favorite films ever.
Jul 21, 2003
I read some good things about this film. I really wanted to like it, but it misses. The acting was average and the story was not moving for me.
Aug 8, 2003
Sep 21, 2003
One of the best movies from this year. A inspiration that came from the heart. \"Whale Rider\" is a film which challenges sterotypes, especially it involves a girl who has the heart to become whatever she wants to be. By the way, her goal is chief of the tribe, inwhich her grandfather opposes on ground that she\'s a girl, not a boy. The girl is played by Keisha Castle-Hughes in a major breakthough performance. All I can say about this film is Castle-Huighes has caught a wave and she\'s sitting ontop of the world.

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