Cousins

Cousins - 2021

Miss Conception & Whenua Films - 98 min.
DVD UPC/EAN # 9312590159619(AU/NZ)

Principal Cast: Rachel House, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Miriama Smith, Cian Elyse-White, Cohen Holloway, Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne, Ana Scotney, Hariata Moriarty, Briar Grace Smith, Tanea Heke, Te Raukura Gray, Keyahne Patrick Williams, Mihi Te Rauhi Daniels.
Screenplay: Briar Grace Smith, based upon the Patricia Grace novel; Cinematography: Raymond Edwards; Editor: Angela Boyd; Music: Warren Maxwell; Art Direction: Nathan Taare; Hair & Make-up Design: Catherine Maguire; Costume Design: Sacha Young; Production Design: Kate Logan; Producers: Georgina Allison Conder, Ainsley Gardiner, Libby Hakaraia; Directors: Ainsley Gardiner, Briar Grace Smith.

Mata, Missy and Makareta. Three cousins, Three Lives. Separated by circumstances, yet bound together by blood. Orphaned Mata believes she has no whanau (family) and lives out her lonely childhood in fear and bewilderment. Back home on the land, educated Makareta flees an arranged marriage to study law and begin the search for her missing cousin. She leaves behind cheeky yet dutiful Missy who takes on her role of kaitiaki (guardian) of the land. As the years pass, loss of the family land seems emminent and the women's promise to bring their stolen cousin home seems more unlikely than ever, until a chance encounter changes everything.

Censor Rating: M - Review Rating: B-

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A Region 4 DVD is scheduled for releases in Australia and New Zealand starting 21 July 2021. It is presented 2.0:1 with spoken English. Further technical details and contained extras will be listed by late July.

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Film showcases mana wahine on and off-screen

Cousins tells the story of New Zealand's stolen generation

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