Director: Taika Waititi
Writers: Taika Waititi, Barry Crump
Stars: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata
PLOT: A young offender (Julian Dennison ) finds himself on the run with her adoptive uncle (Sam Neil ) in order to escape social services while trying to survive in the woods.
The story of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” like a light and playful version of its already good Boy: a learning tale of abandonment and family background divided. The story this time takes the form of a very funny comedy, to offset situations and biting dialogues (this fantasy performed with assurance even has danced and sung numbers). In this story of survival and intergenerational friendship, the drama is approached with humor and life takes the form of an incredible playground. Continue reading