Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

2016 | New Zealand | Taika Waititi | ★★★★

Set in the New Zealand wilderness, Taika Waititi's lovingly crafted Hunt for the Wilderpeople is a gently affecting, hugely entertaining comic adventure, packed with amiable performances, memorable characters, and instantly quotable dialogue.


"Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family." Defender Films/Piki Films