The Resource Boy, Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; written and directed by Taika Waititi, (videorecording DVD)

Boy, Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; written and directed by Taika Waititi, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Boy
Title
Boy
Statement of responsibility
Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; written and directed by Taika Waititi
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king-even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before. This is where the goat enters
Cataloging source
UV0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; director of photography, Adam Clark ; music, The Phoenix Foundation ; produced by, Ainsley Gardiner, Cliff Curtis and Emanuel Michael ; co-produced by, Merata Mita ; written and directed by Taika Waititi
Intended audience
M. Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. NOTE: Contains drug use and offensive language
Language note
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu, Taika Waititi
Runtime
113
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Boy, Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; written and directed by Taika Waititi, (videorecording DVD)
Label
Boy, Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho ; written and directed by Taika Waititi, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Videodisc release of the 2010 New Zealand motion picture
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: audio commentary with director Taika Waititi and cast member Alamein; Theatrical trailer
Control code
13417486
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Special Features: Audio Commentary with Director Taika Waititi -- Theatrical Trailer
  • Stars: Taika Waititi, James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu
Other control number
5050582808483
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 8280848
  • 8280848NZ
  • 820848
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU160616
  • (OCoLC)662206184
System details
DVD ; encoded for regions 2 + 4 ; anamorphic widescreen.1.78:1 ; PAL ; Dolby Digital 5.1, stereo 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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