James & Isey (2021)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 30m

99-year-old Isey lives with her adult son James on their small farm in Kawakawa, New Zealand. They are descendants of Ngāti Manu – the Bird People. Isey is turning 100 in a week. In their unique relationship, James has devoted the last 20 years to looking after his mum. He is a tohunga (shaman) and brings the spirit world onboard to get her over 100. A joyous celebration of the sacred and everyday aroha (love).

Director

Florian Habicht

Producer

Florian Habicht

Director of Photography

Florian Habicht

Production Designer

James Cross

Language

English

Country of Origin

New Zealand

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