Once Were WarriorsDownloadable Video - 1994
Jake Heke lives with his family in a tenement house for native Maori in the slums of Auckland. Despite his love and devotion, Jake's battle with alcoholism frequently results in terrifyingly erratic outbursts in front of his children and violent beatings of his wife Beth. After Jake loses his job, each member of the Heke family is forced to face their own personal demons and the societal constraints that shackle native New Zealanders.
Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement : Made available through hoopla, 1994
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 102 min.)) : sd., col
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