Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople ★★★★★

Signature. Cinema 

This film is essentially a coming of age story but with such a different scale and story to what you'd expect. What I love most about this film is that yes, it's a little predictable in places and rather straight forward but it's the culture of the film that really makes it such a strong and delightful sight. What I mean by that is the film does have Hollywood cliché moments but due to the small nature of the film the sequences work and don't feel cringe worthy of stupid. The film is incredibly well acted Sam Neil gives a fantastic performance, probably his best since Jurassic Park. The stand out of course is Ricky Baker played by Julian Dennison who I hope doesn't fall of the radar and keeps on track because here he's fantastic. He's very mature for his age, understanding the comedy and serious of the films tone, lines were delivered really well and throughout he's excellent.


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