The Mountain

Interview: Rachel House on her directorial debut The Mountain; “I set out to write a film for our country.”

Sam, a fearless young girl raised outside of her Māori culture, is determined to fulfil her mission of connecting with her mountain in the hope they can heal her from the cancer she battles. Along the way she meets some misfits and new kids in town – Mallory, hoping to find friends, any kind of…

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Film Review: The Mountain is a warm, welcoming experience that speaks to Māori culture and the whimsical nature of adventuring children

Given that Rachel House so consistently makes an impression on screen with her oft-deadpan delivery, it stands to reason that her move behind the camera garner significant interest too.  Though the regular Taika Waititi collaborator has a slew of short films under her belt, The Mountain stands as her debut in feature filmmaking, with the…

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