Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family.
Starring: Julian Dennison, Rachel House, Rima Te Wiata, and Sam Neill
Director: Taika Waititi
At the Wurlitzer:
Friday, August 26th Fred Beeks
Satueday, August 27th Fred Beeks
Sunday, August 28th Glen Des Jardins
Monday, August 29th Harvey Rossiter
What the critics say:
Philadelphia Inquirer, Tirdad Derakhshani
The photography is lush, the dialogue uproarious, and the crazy action sequences unforgettable.
Screen International, Tim Grierson
Warmly funny and deeply delightful, Hunt For The Wilderpeople is a tale of two misfits told with such generosity of spirit and consistent good humour that it’s a pleasant surprise to discover how sneakily touching it is as well.
Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turan
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.
Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern
Has its share of misfired jokes and pseudo-mythic sequences that semi-fizzle. All in all, though, it’s majestical nonsense that is anything but nonsensical.
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