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Summary: The Whangara people of New Zealand, believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Whale

Summary: "Mockumentary" of the life of Colin McKenzie, film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire in early 1900s New Zealand. The young genius McKenzie had invented motion picture cameras, color film, sync sound, and other important cinematic techniques before the likes of Griffith and Moliere.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 1997

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FOR