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Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Rated PG-13 101 min. 2016

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family.

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Director: Taika Waititi

Writer: Taika Waititi and Barry Crump

Producer: Carthew Neal, Leanne Saunders and Taika Waititi

Cast: Julian Dennison, Rachel House, Rima Te Wiata, Oscar Kightley, Rhys Darby, Cohen Holloway and Mike Minogue


Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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