Whale Rider (2003) A serious drama about the preservation of ancient Maori cultural heritage, uneasily sweetened by an audience-pleasing fairy tale of contempo Girl Power. 2003-06-06 PG-13 PT105M Drama Romance Keisha Castle-Hughes Rawiri Paratene Rawinia Clarke Cliff Curtis Tammy Davis Vicki Haughton Newmarket Capital Group
Movie Review

Whale Rider (2003)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
B

Details Limited Release: Jun 06, 2003; Rated: PG-13; Length: 105 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Romance; With: Keisha Castle-Hughes and Rawiri Paratene; Distributor: Newmarket Capital Group

A serious drama about the preservation of ancient Maori cultural heritage, uneasily sweetened by an audience-pleasing fairy tale of contempo Girl Power.

Originally posted Jun 20, 2003 Published in issue #715 Jun 20, 2003 Order article reprints