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19m Drama 2010

The last light of a cold winter’s day sees Isaac, a 17-year old boy, traversing the vacuum of industrial wasteland and empty suburbia. Meanwhile a young mother worships in the warm sphere of a Sikh Gurdwara; her husband Navraj stuck working at the local liquor store. Two young police officers kill time driving the beat, an ambulance glides into the twilight past a group of young girls who wander in search of alcohol and something to do. The descent into darkness brings these disparate characters together when Isaac shoots Navraj during a violent hold-up. Tragically, they are both connected on parallel journeys towards equally dark fates.

Manurewa won the Crystal Bear at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival.


Sam Peacock


Sam Peacock


Kristian Eek

Director of Photography

Ginny Loane


David Coulson

Art Director

Pete Sweeney


English, Hindi


New Zealand

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