Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Fri-Thur July 22-28
7:30 (PG-13) 1 hr 40 min
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush in this adventure dramedy
from director Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows) .
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.
Cast includes Julian Dennison and Sam Neill.
"Every once in a while, a small, unheralded film comes along, so smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, you can't believe your luck. "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" is such a film."- Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times. "A deliciously good time at the movies." -Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter.