Pumanawa: The Gift (2013)

  • Drama
  • 14min

Learning that her daughter is serious about a Christian boyfriend, a mother fears it will threaten a spiritual gift both women have inherited. She takes her daughter back to her own tragic past to show how loneliness, hope and faith can turn love into turmoil. Finally, the daughter must consider the meaning of love and the value of her precious gift.

Director

Poata Eruera

Writer

Wayne Te Tai

Producer

Tui Ruwhiu

Producer

Poata Eruera

Director of Photography

Dave Garbett

Director of Photography

Andrew McGeorge

Editor

Peter Roberts

Production Designer

Lyn Bergquist

Languages

English, Maori

Country of Origin

New Zealand