POI E: THE STORY OF OUR SONG

By Tearepa KAHI

MONSOON PICTURES INTERNATIONAL LTD - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2016

The unbelievable true story behind New Zealand’s greatest song – POI E.

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& Awards

Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • NEW ZEALAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Tearepa KAHI
    • Writer(s)
    • Tearepa KAHI
    • Producer(s)
    • Alexander BEHSE (Monsoon Pictures International Ltd), Tearepa KAHI (Jawbone Pictures), Reikura KAHI (Jawbone Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • Not many songs in the history of the Universe have the power to bridge cultures, save towns, change lives, travel the world, set records and play out to packed stadiums every time the All Blacks score a try.
      This is the unbelievable true story of a song that did and the man who did it.
      ‘POI E’ is the ‘Feel Good’ Feature Documentary of the year, to be released in 2016 by Sony Pictures in Australia/New Zealand– 30 years after turning Platinum.
    • Partners & financing
    • New Zealand Film Commission
      NZ on Air
      TMP
      Maori Television
      Sony Distribution
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