the DEAD LANDS
2014 | New Zealand | Action |108'
After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones. Vastly outnumbered by a band of vil- lains, Hongi's only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Warrior, a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.
Director : Toa Fraser
US Distributor : Magnolia
Lawrence Makoare (The Lord of Rings, The Hobbit trilogies)
- Toronto International Film Festival, 2014
- BFI London International Film Festival, 2014
- Canberra International Film Festival
- Brisbane Film Festival
- New Zealand Film and TV Awards
Best Make–Up Design in a Feature Film
Best Costume Design
Best Visual Effects