The River Peka

The River Peka

  • 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 19 m 45 s

After a car accident that claimed the lives of their parents, two teenage brothers are left with their grandfather. The younger one had a narrow escape and is bound to a wheelchair. The elder is pressed down by responsibility and tries to put him back on his feet, to no avail. Facing his own tragedy after losing their parents, he refuses to accept the fact that his younger brother will remain disabled. He decides to help him in an unusual way. The elder brother steals his grandfather’s car and takes his brother to the river.

Screening Information

6:30 PM
Friday 25 September 2020
The Civic Theatre

  • Language Russian
  • Subtitle English
  • Indigenous Nation Republic of Sakha Yakutia
  • Country Russia
  • Director Dmitrii Davydov
  • Premiere New Zealand Premiere