Tom Mcleod
Whakatiki



Whakatiki

Short Film: Drama
Director: Louise Leitch; starring Mabelle Dennison, Jim Moriarty
© Floodlight Film Productions
Official selection in 18 festivals, including Trbeca Film Festival (New York) and winning Best Short Film at Montreal First People's Festival.

Kiri, an overweight Maori woman, takes a trip to the Whakatiki River where she spent so many summers as a girl. With her goes her husband Dan, his friend Seb and Sebís newly arrived and beautiful cousin, Josie. The place awakens powerful memories for Kiri, and as tensions mount and the facade of Kiri and Danís relationship rapidly crumbles, Kiri is drawn to an unexpected outcome.

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Music composed by Tom McLeod
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