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Boy

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:March 2, 2012
Running time:87 minutes
Cast:Craig Hall, Rachel House, Ngapaki Emery, Waimihi Hotere, Waihoroi Shortland
Director:Taika Waititi
Producer:Ainsley Gardiner, Cliff Curtis, Emanuel Michael
Writer:Taika Waiti
Distributor:Paladin Films

Description: Featuring probably the best goat performance and certainly the best ensemble moonwalk in our 2010 programme, New Zealand's second biggest-ever movie is riotous fun; and a stirring portrait of children dealing with extremes. Bright-eyed 11-year-old Boy loves no-one more than Michael Jackson - until his much-mythologised, dad returns home from a long absence. Much male bonding follows; but is his father really such a heroic figure... ?

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