O Tamaiti (1996)

  • Short, Family
  • 15min

Directed and Written by:
Sima Urale

Winner of Best Short Film at the 1996 Venice Film Festival, O Tamaiti is the story of a young boy who plays guardian and protector to his siblings, and portrays his impressions in a powerless adult world.

It is about the unconditional bond among children in Pacific Island families.

Director

Sima Urale

Writer

Sima Urale

Director of Photography

Rewa Harre

Editor

Annie Collins

Language

Samoan

Subtitles

English

Country of Origin

New Zealand

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