Mount Vernon, Washington

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Friday, Aug 26, 7:30 pm
Saturday, Aug 27, 7:30 pm
Sunday, Aug 28, 5:30 pm
Monday, Aug 29, 7:30 pm
101 Minutes

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options: go out in a blaze of glory or overcome their differences and survive as a family.
Starring:  Julian Dennison, Rachel House, Rima Te Wiata, and Sam Neill
Director: Taika Waititi

At the Wurlitzer:
Friday, August 26th  Fred Beeks
Satueday, August 27th   Fred Beeks
Sunday, August 28th   Glen Des Jardins
Monday, August 29th  Harvey Rossiter
What the critics say:

Philadelphia Inquirer, Tirdad Derakhshani
The photography is lush, the dialogue uproarious, and the crazy action sequences unforgettable. 

Screen International, Tim Grierson
Warmly funny and deeply delightful, Hunt For The Wilderpeople is a tale of two misfits told with such generosity of spirit and consistent good humour that it’s a pleasant surprise to discover how sneakily touching it is as well.

Los Angeles Times, Kenneth Turan

Every once in a while, a small, unheralded film comes along, so smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, you can't believe your luck. Hunt for the Wilderpeople is such a film.
Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern
Has its share of misfired jokes and pseudo-mythic sequences that semi-fizzle. All in all, though, it’s majestical nonsense that is anything but nonsensical.

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