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          Paper Champions
             

          Paper Champions (DVD, PG)

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          Rey is a regular guy, working a regular job, living a regular life. After spending 10 years in a job he doesnt like, he realises all of his skills can be summed up in a pamphlet. A surge of inspiration causes Rey to quit, forcing him further outside his comfort zone than he's eve...r ventured before. Slowly, Rey's life begins to take shape, but not without the help of his old work colleague and best mate Wade: a big man, with an even bigger heart. After a backyard rugby incident involving Wades cousins, Rey is rushed to the local clinic where he meets Holly.There is immediate chemistry between the two but Rey is unable to muster up the courage to ask Holly on a date. Wade and his cousins explain to Rey that he needs to find his Mana. To have Mana implies influence, authority, and efficacythe ability to perform in a given situation.Rey sets out in search of his Mana with some help from his mums new lover Terry. Being an ex-wrestler himself, Terry thinks he has the key to bringing Rey out of his shell. In the ropes of Terry's wrestling ring, Rey begins to find his Mana. After putting an old man in a coma, Rey crosses paths with Holly once again. Using his newfound confidence, Rey asks Holly out on a date. But just as their relationship begins to blossom, his old anxieties get the best of him.In a quirky and loveable story, Rey must rely on a Polynesian family, a Spanish dance teacher, an ex-wrestler, and all of his friends to help him become the Paper Champion.
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          DVD Code DAVID4214
          Barcode 9344256021039
          Released NZ 9 Dec 2020
          Publisher GDE DISTRIBUTION
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          Three Wise Cousins
             

          Three Wise Cousins (DVD, MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT, PG)

          • RRP: $21.99
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          Adam (Neil Amitauni) discovers that Mary (Gloria Blake) only wants to go out with a 'real island guy'. Keen to impress Mary, Adam heads to Samoa to find his cousins Mose (Vito Vito) and Tavita (Fesuiai Villamu) who will give him all the 'wisdom' he needs to become a 'real island ...guy'. Three Wise Cousins is the hit comedy that has had audiences laughing all across the Pacific.
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          DVD Code MMA9185
          Barcode 9322225218826
          Released NZ 24 Nov 2016
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Take Home Pay
             

          Take Home Pay (DVD, M)

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          Two brothers, Alama (Vito Vito) and Popo (Longi Taulafo) arrive for the first time in New Zealand as seasonal workers, making plenty of money to take back home to their family in Samoa. But things take a turn for the worst when Popo steals Alamas' money. Determined not to return ...home empty handed, Alama puts out a call to for help but the only relative that answers is Bob Titilo (Tofiga Fepulea'i) a wannabe private investigator. Bob and Alama's search for Popo takes them on a chase which has them finding a lot more than what they are looking for.
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          DVD Code MMA9336
          Barcode 9322225234161
          Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Legend of Baron To'a
             

          The Legend of Baron To'a (DVD, RP13)

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          Fritz, a displaced Tongan man, returns to the cul-de-sac of his youth to sell his family home. When a priceless heirloom - a championship wrestling belt belonging to his late father, Baron To'a, - is pillaged from the family home, Fritz's uncle Otto cancels the sale of the house ...until the belt is returned. A local street thug reveals the belt is now in the possession of resident gang, The Pig Hunters. Fritz determines to get the belt back with higher reasoning. After a run-in with a corrupt cop and a vicious attack from the gang, three patched members invite Fritz to a BBQ to break bread'. The family-oriented BBQ becomes dangerous after dark as Fritz comes face-to-face with gang leader Tahu who has the belt draped over his shoulder. Fritz fails to reason with Tahu and is ruthlessly beaten into the streets. While healing, Fritz realises he must rekindle a lost connection with his father's legacy, proclaiming to Otto that he wants a 'shot at the title'. After training with Otto, Fritz combines his analytics skills with his father's wrestling techniques to smash his way through the gang and flush out Tahu. An epic no holds barred' title fight ensues but does Fritz truly understand what it takes to become the champion?
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          DVD Code MMA6455
          Barcode 9322225236714
          Released NZ 22 Jul 2020
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Gauguin In Tahiti - Paradise Lost
             

          Gauguin In Tahiti - Paradise Lost (DVD)

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          Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost will take us on the trail of a story that has become myth. Through Tahiti and Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, we will experience the landscapes that inspired Gauguin, in the places where he built houses with bamboo and leaves, and discovere...d light and colours which changed his painting forever. This stunning state-of-the-art cinema event will also bring us to Paris, Bretagne, Edinburgh, and to the most prestigious art museums of the United States, where most of his masterpieces are preserved: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; The National Gallery of Art in Washington; and The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
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          DVD Code LFD0018
          Barcode 9322225240728
          Released NZ 18 Mar 2021
          Publisher Madman Films
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          The Bounty
             

          The Bounty (Blu-ray, PG)

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          Anthony Hopkins and Mel Gibson lead a stellar Oscar winning cast including Sir Laurence Olivier, Daniel Day-Lewis and Liam Neeson in this action packed adventure bursting with spectacular battles, raging storms and an intensity as powerful as the mighty sea itself! Filled with co...mmanding performances, memorable dialogue and superb action scenes, The Bounty has everything fans of swash- buckling adventure could want. Hopkins stars as William Bligh, a real life sea captain who, in 1787, steered HMS Bounty on a 27,000 mile voyage into danger, chaos and madness. After 31 days battling severe sea squalls and Bligh's ever increasing cruelty, the weary crew is relieved to land on the tropical island of Tahiti. But soon their tyrannical captain wants to set sail again and the desperate men turn to first mate Fletcher Christian (Gibson) to help take the ship by force..
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          Blu-ray Code VVE1553
          Barcode 9337369015538
          Released NZ 6 Dec 2018
          Publisher Madman Films
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          Take Home Pay
             

          Take Home Pay (Blu-ray, M)

          • RRP: $37.99
          • $37.99
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          Two brothers, Alama (Vito Vito) and Popo (Longi Taulafo) arrive for the first time in New Zealand as seasonal workers, making plenty of money to take back home to their family in Samoa. But things take a turn for the worst when Popo steals Alamas' money. Determined not to return ...home empty handed, Alama puts out a call to for help but the only relative that answers is Bob Titilo (Tofiga Fepulea'i) a wannabe private investigator. Bob and Alama's search for Popo takes them on a chase which has them finding a lot more than what they are looking for.
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          Blu-ray Code MMA9336BR
          Barcode 9322225235045
          Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
          Publisher Madman Films
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