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TCC Films: Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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The Hunt for the Wilderpeople

I loved, “Hunt for the Wilderpeople,” the story of Ricky Baker, a foster child, who finds a home with an eccentric couple in the New Zealand bush. Ricky goes on the run with his “uncle” rather than return to child protective services when they want to take him back. The movie is slapstick, funny, delightful and unexpected, and all about how parents are made. Watch the trailer after the jump:

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7.17
TCC Films: The Dark Horse

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the dark horse

The Dark Horse (2014) tells the true story of Genesis (Gen) Potini, a New Zealand chess master with bipolar disorder. After being released from a mental hospital, Gen seeks to do something positive and helps lead a crew of indigenous street kids to the national chess tournament. More from Anna Keating after the jump:

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