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Pecking Order (2017)

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Join members of the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history and each other in a quest for glory and for the love of their birds. Meet Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Brian the loveable champion, Ian the exacting judge and more. Pecking Order is a hilarious, unique, heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which will delight and surprise audiences of all ages.

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Critic Reviews for Pecking Order

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (1)

Mostly this is just an enjoyable 90 odd minutes of very attractive chickens and their dedicated owners. Oh and that cockerel having a nice time in front of a hairdryer.

September 26, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Slavko Martinov's film also speaks to the very real value of community groups and the trickiness in maintaining traditional interests in the 21st century.

March 25, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This is quirkily compulsive viewing.

December 26, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

There's not much drama, but I was amused, engaged and touched by the goings-on at the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club.

October 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This pun-filled film unfolds with affection and features a gallery of quirky characters from veteran chairman Doug to 12-year-old novice Rhys. A real delight.

October 1, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

An absolutely hilarious and very pointed exploration of politics and culture on the smallest possible scale. And a lot of good-lookin' chickens.

September 29, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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