One Thousand Ropes

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From the Writer and Director of The Orator - O Le Tulafale, One Thousand Ropes is a story of a father reconnecting with his youngest daughter and together putting to rest the ghosts that haunt them. She arrives vulnerable: badly beaten and heavily pregnant. He struggles with the inner temptation and the encouragement from the men in his life, to take revenge in the way he knows best on one hand and on the other, to build the new family and companionship so desperately missing from his life. One Thousand Ropes is a deeply moving film about connections, redemption and new beginnings.

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  • It combines melancholy domestic drama with spiritual and supernatural elements, and while the latter could have been more robustly developed, a quiet power accumulates nonetheless.

    Feb 12, 2017 | Full Review…
  • There are many strands to this narrative, all woven together in a gentle and very compelling way.

    Sep 13, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • [One Thousand Ropes] elements of magical realism drive home the long-lasting scars left by cycles of abuse without devolving into sentimentality.

    Feb 19, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • ... a poignant rendering of a Samoan indigeneity, adrift and unmoored in urban diaspora of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

    Dec 18, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Samoan New Zealand director Tusi Tamasese's second feature, One Thousand Ropes, resonates with the same quiet power and restraint of his award-winning debut, The Orator.

    Mar 23, 2017 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…
  • One of the most intelligent films to come out of New Zealand and Samoa.

    Mar 23, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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