Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Hunt for the Wilderpeople ★★★★★

A 13 year old orphaned kid is left with a couple in the wilderness after being rejected by every other foster family. Initially he's quite resistant but soon develops an affection for the Mother, if not the grumpy old Uncle. After a bout of tragedy he and the Uncle end up living together in the Bush whilst a national manhunt is out for them.

This is an absolutely delightful movie. Some great characters with a brilliant performance from Sam O'Neil. It's at turns funny, heart warming and exciting and also has a great soundtrack. These are two people you really will on, right up to the ridiculous denouement. I sat through this with a fat smile on my face throughout and it's my film of 2016.

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