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The Orator

Drama
1h 47m 2012New ZealandAvailable until 31 October 2021
PG
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The Orator
1h 47m

Marginalised at the outskirts of the village, Saili lives quietly with his wife and teenage daughter until her brother Poto arrives unexpectedly and demands she return to her family. With his neighbours encroaching on his land and his family threatened, Saili is forced to defy expectations and discover the depth and strength of his love for his wife and family.

languages:
Samoan
directors:
Tusi Tamasese
cast:
Fa’afiaula Sagote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia
advice:
Adult themes and/or dangerous stunts