Has anyone seen the restored movie Utu Redux yet? This movie is a remaster of the 1983 movie set during the colonial New Zealand Wars. It’ll be interesting to see how it compares against the original movie.
In 1983 director Geoff Murphy stormed out of the scrub of the nascent Kiwi film industry with a quadruple-barreled shotgun take on the great NZ colonial epic. The New Zealand wars-set tale of a Māori leader (Anzac Wallace) and his bloody path to redress ‘imbalance’ …
This 2013 redux — led by cinematographer Graeme Cowley, with Murphy and editor Mike Horton — is Utu “enhanced and restored”.
I hope the redux includes what I think is one of the most amazing haka ever filmed:
Here’s some more info on the movie:
- Utu Redux info: http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/utu-redux-2013
- Utu Redux FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/UtuRedux
- Review of Utu Redux: http://historygeek.co.nz/tag/utu-redux/