The Orator wins big at New Zealand film awards
Updated at 2:15 pm on 5 December 2012
The Samoan New Zealand movie, The Orator, has dominated the inaugural Sorta Unofficial New Zealand Film Awards, taking away eight trophies - or "Moas" - from its 11 nominations.
The New Zealand Herald reports that The Orator won best film, while its writer-director Tusi Tamasese got the screenplay and directing prizes.
Its cast also took away best actor, actress and supporting actress Moas, and the film also won sound and costume design.
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