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TMDB Rating 5.6
IMDB Rating 6.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 13%

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Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0


Movie Details

Tag Line: What if you were born a king and didn't know it?

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Aug 29, 2003

Rating: G

Run Time: 1h 31m

Original Language: English

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Production Countries: New Zealand

Production Companies: Turtles Crossing


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Synopsis

When a storm washes a canoe bearing an infant boy ashore upon a small South Pacific island, he is at first well-received as a gift from the heavens, even to the point of the tribal chief adopting him as a successor. However, with time as hardships are blamed upon Tama (as he is named), he is finally outcast to live with the poorest people on the island, Mahana and her drunken father. Mahana is considered homely and undesirable, but Tama feels differently, so when he is old enough to build a craft to sail away, he vows to return for her one day. A lucky stroke brings him to land upon the island of the legendary Johnny Lingo, the wealthiest trader in the islands, and after years of service to him, Tama has learned much about life and himself as he dreams of honoring his pledge to Mahana.


Main Cast

George Henare

George Henare

Johnny Lingo

Age : 75 | Popularity : 3%

Rawiri Paratene

Rawiri Paratene

Malio Chief

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Joe Folau

Joe Folau

Tama

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Alvin Fitisemanu

Alvin Fitisemanu

Chief Steward

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Kayte Ferguson

Kayte Ferguson

Mahana

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Peter Sa'ena Brown

Peter Sa'ena Brown

Miriama's Father

Age : N/A | Popularity : 7%

Hori Ahipene

Hori Ahipene

Pioi

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Jim Perry

Jim Perry

Malio Elder

Age : N/A | Popularity : 0%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Writer
Riwia Brown
Riwia Brown
John Garbett
John Garbett
Directing Director
Steven Ramirez
Steven Ramirez
Department Role Name

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