Boy (2010)

Director
Taika Waititi

Main cast
James Rolleston; Craig Hall; Taika Waititi; Te Aho Aho Eketone-Whitu; Ei Kura Albert

Genres
Drama, Comedy

Description
It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before. This is where the goat enters.


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