Once Were Warriors/What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (1994)

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Released 12-Sep-2001
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This box set consists of the following DVDs;
Once Were Warriors (1994) , What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (1999)

Once Were Warriors
Based on Alan Duff's controversial best-seller, ONCE WERE WARRIORS is an intense powerhouse film that will leave you stunned by its uncompromising insight into the strength of one woman who has to save her children from the man she loves.
Eighteen years after Jake (Temuera Morrison) and Beth (Rena Owen) married, it's easy to see why she found him so irresistible. Jake is muscular and handsome. He exudes an explosive sexual energy. Even now, after five children, he can still arouse her with one look. But Jake too often proves his masculinity with his fists. He regularly explodes into violence that threatens to destroy Beth and their family - till its almost too late.

What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted
Temuera Morrison returns as Jake, The Muss, in WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED?, the outstanding sequel to Once Were Warriors.

Five years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He's still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy's Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent, that his eldest son, Nig, has died in a gang fight. The uncomfortable family reunion at Nig's funeral sparks a confrontation with second son Sonny, and sets Jake and Sonny on a downward spiral. One is drawn deeper in to the violence of gang life, and the other begins a journey to open up to responsibility and change. But is it too late, has tragedy already struck?

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Temuera Morrison
Rena Owen
Julian Arahanga
Taungaroa Emile
Clint Eruera
Nancy Brunning
Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell
Tammy Davis
Edna Stirling
Directed by
Lee Tamahori
Ian Mune
Murray Grindlay
Murray McNabb
David Hirschfelder
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Drama 1994 197:00 (Case: 193) 576i (PAL) 4
Widescreen 1.66:1, NOT 16x9 Enhanced
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Dolby Digital
Main Menu Audio-OWW, Audio Commentary-Lee Tamahori (Director), Theatrical Trailer-Music Trailer, Theatrical Trailer-OWW: Music Trailer, Interviews-Cast-OWW/WBOTBH, Biographies-Cast-WBOTBH, Music Video-6, Main Menu Audio & Animation-WBOTBH, Scene Selection Anim & Audio-WBOTBH, Menu Audio, Featurette-Making Of, Biographies-Cast & Crew, Gallery-Photo, TV Spots-2, Theatrical Trailer
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