- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 102 min.)) : sound, color
- Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement : 1994.
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Directed by Lee Tamahori.
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Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell.
Jake Heke lives with his family in a tenement house for native Maori in the slums of Auckland. Despite his love and devotion, Jake's battle with alcoholism frequently results in terrifyingly erratic outbursts in front of his children and violent beatings of his wife Beth. After Jake loses his job, each member of the Heke family is forced to face their own personal demons and the societal constraints that shackle native New Zealanders.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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