Directed by Lee Tamahori. With Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Julian Arahanga. A family descended from Maori warriors is bedeviled by a violent father and the societal problems of being treated as outcasts.
Once Were Warriors [Blu-ray] [Eng/Mao] 
Once Were Warriors [Blu-ray] [Eng/Mao] , 14768606
Once Were Warriors 1994....Such a gripping film, quite hard to watch sometimes ..... one of my favourites, the performances are brilliant throughout. There is a sequel which is also good that continues the story of the Heke Family.