Whale Raves: Part 2

Whale Rider‘s Australian release has unleashed a second wave of glowing tributes. The Age: “[A] sharply observed, warm portrayal of a community … of an indigenous people moving between certainties and uncertainties.” Sydney Morning Herald: “[F]or the cause of [the film’s] success, you need look no further than the strength of its Maori cast, whose faces are so right for the art of screen acting that the camera can’t seem to get enough of them.” Australian: “The film’s heroine, stunningly played by the ebullient 11-year-old Keisha Castle-Hughes, is an inspiration for girls the world over.”


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Who’s Behind TikTok Megastar Paloma Diamond?

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