Hunt for the Wilderpeople Cert 12A
Audience Award, 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival
Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison
New Zealand English 97 minutes
UK release date: Sep 2016
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
This bittersweet journey is a favourite with audiences.
“Every once in a while, a small, unheralded film comes along, so smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, you can’t believe your luck. “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” is such a film.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times.
“Laugh-out-loud funny one minute, achingly sad the next.” – Soren Anderson, Seattle Times.