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Foreign Film Series- Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 7:30 Location: UW-Parkside Student Center Cinema


Description:

Admission: Patrons $27  |  Senior Citizens $25  |  Students $25  for the whole season
Language/subtitles: All foreign language films are subtitled and subtitles are used on English language films when available.
New Zealand  |  2016  |  101  |  Taika Waititi  |  English language

Raised largely in 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 and a national manhunt ensues. With
sharp, nimble humor, Wilderpeople is a sweet story told with biting wit and an editing style that
keeps things going at a rapid pace.

2017 New Zealand Film and TV Awards, winner: Best Film,
Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor; 2016 Wisconsin Film
Festival, winner: Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature.

Contact(s):
Norm Cloutier

Website:
https://www.uwp.edu/therita/foreignfilmseries.cfm

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