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  1. Ryan Borja's rating of the film Whale Rider

    A crowd-pleasing New Zealand film featuring a stellar performance by Keisha Castle-Hughes as a young Maori girl who wants a piece of acceptance in a patriarchal society. There are unforgettable scenes. Uplifting!

  2. LauraPalmer's rating of the film Whale Rider

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz2nyMFHUZk

  3. jooley's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Was expecting Free Willie, Maori version. Got nothing of the sort. Was not disappointed. It is really well-acted, heartfelt and empowering and it has a nice balance of realism and a broader, legendary scale that I really appreciate.

  4. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Whale Rider

  5. Karl J. Kipling's rating of the film Whale Rider

  6. Eddie Rinctoya's rating of the film Whale Rider

  7. Pablo's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Hermosísima película e historia, y la actriz es excelente

  8. Maximo's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Muy buena peli e interesante retrato de la cultura maori.

  9. Johanna Andrea's rating of the film Whale Rider

  10. Jacinta Izquierdo's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Muy bueno el guión y la trama. Bella y sensiblemente filmado además de tener un tema de fondo muy contingente y potente como es la subvalorización de la mujer en ciertas culturas.

  11. Funda Can Çuvalcı's rating of the film Whale Rider

    The film is critical about the patriarchal side of the Maori culture; yet at the same time with a female and young character acknowledged as the leader at the end, it also showed that the people-men- belonging to that culture could be very humble. In that sense, the film is not only about the struggle of a female character to get acknowledged but also about the profundity of Maori culture.

  12. KRQ's rating of the film Whale Rider

  13. Lunna's rating of the film Whale Rider

  14. Pangaea's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Muy buena historia, te atrapa el sentimiento.

  15. Güven Şahinkanat's rating of the film Whale Rider

    annoying story,happened in a patriarchal society. There is an idea emphasized to the desire mythological, lagging behind the era inside film. but it is dragging audiences to familiar end rather than shock the audience ..this film has similarities with the difficulties faced by females inside mindset of middle eastern societies. But this is not a criticism,it is portrait of a girl who is trying to prove herself here.

  16. chazell's rating of the film Whale Rider

  17. Rupert Hunter's rating of the film Whale Rider

    It's pretty hard to see past the neo-colonial praise heaped onto this, most of which applauded the film for being "emancipatory" for a "primitive" Maori culture... Brendan Hokowhitu asked: "would Whale Rider have been such a success if it forced the western audience to consider their role in the oppression of Maori people or other indigenous groups?" It's doubtful.

  18. Vincent T's rating of the film Whale Rider

  19. Marika Schütz's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Wonderful film that open up the world to Maori people, and the girl is a great actor.

  20. Karina O.'s rating of the film Whale Rider

    The best way to get out of this world is riding whales to the deep of the sea.

  21. Edgar Echeverría's rating of the film Whale Rider

  22. JasonAv's rating of the film Whale Rider

  23. laurax's rating of the film Whale Rider

    Love when she rides the whale!

  24. idon'tknow..'s rating of the film Whale Rider

    it was really slow and quiet but nevertheless great. never underestimate women. that grandpa really I have no words…made my heart cringe. but finally in the end he saw light. but it was painful to see till then. but such an important message!

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