While the magical folkloric elements of "Whale Rider" may be its most immediately striking factor, the depth of feeling invested by Niki Caro in the bonds between characters holds the movie together…
Niki Caro, director and writer of Kiwi hit "Whale Rider," will be one of the key participants in the fifth Biennial World Summit of Women in Film and Television Intl. in Auckland next month.
Fox Searchlight's "In America" topped nominations for the 2004 IFP Independent Spirit Awards with six, followed by five each for HBO Films/Fine Line Features' "American Splendor" and the Samuel…
Exhib Ster-Kinekor has broken new ground by screening locally made short "The Sky in Her Eyes" before Niki Caro pic "Whale Rider" at its theaters.
Specialty distribs will feature films from their upcoming skeds at ShoWest's Indie Showcase, unspooling Monday, March 3 at Las Vegas' Century Orleans 18 Theaters. Showings are at 6 and 9 p.m. for…
Strong adaptation of Witi Ihimaera's 1986 novel, "The Whale Rider" combines straightforward coming-of-age narrative with Maori mysticism to most engaging effect. Second bigscreen feature for New…
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