9th edition: 21 April – 26 April 2020

Dark Horse, The (2015 Feature Film)

James Napier Robertson | New Zealand | 2014 | 124 min | English

Highly praised drama from New Zealand telling the true, impressive story of Genesis Potini, who fought for the future of disadvantaged children until his death in 2011. In spite of his own bipolar disorder, he taught them to play chess and fight for opportunities. Amusing and raw, and above all intensely moving.

Place: The Cinemas 2

Date: 03/25/2015

Time: 20:00:00

Duration: 03:00:00

Place: The Cinemas 2

Date: 03/28/2015

Time: 13:45:00

Duration: 02:15:00

Place: The Cinemas 1

Date: 03/29/2015

Time: 18:45:00

Duration: 01:45:00

Year in
Festival

2015

Director

James Napier Robertson

Camera

Denson Baker

Cast

Cliff Curtis
James Rolleston
Miriama McDowell
Kirk Torrance
Te Ahorangi Retimana-Martin

Country

New Zealand

Editor

Peter Roberts
Annie Collins

Language

English

Length

124 min

Music

Dana Lund

Producer

Tom Hern

Production Company

Four Knights Film

Production Design

Kim Sinclair

Sales

Seville International

Scenario

James Napier Robertson

Sound Design

Nick Buckton

Year of Production

2014

Website

James NAPIER ROBERTSON (1982, New Zealand) made a name for himself in the world of television before switching to cinema. He appeared as an actor in the series The Tribe and Shortland Street. In 2009, he directed his first feature film I’m Not Harry Jenson. His second film, the drama The Dark Horse, like his debut has been received enthusiastically in his home country.