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Te Rua [1991]

Heroes or terrorists? Three young Māori activists go to Berlin to seize ancestral carvings which were stolen a century earlier, from a great museum.

A hundred years after the theft from New Zealand of three irreplaceable tribal carvings, two members of the Māori tribe decide it’s time for ancient grievances to be put right.

Producer: John O’Shea
Director: Barry Barclay
Screenplay: Barry Barclay

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