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“Friendship is the story of the remarkable relationship between Maori silent-film star Witarina Harris and film historian Jonathan Dennis during the time Jonathan was facing the end of his life from cancer. Witarina, old and wise, full of aroha, accompanies Jonathan on his last journey. A portrait of wairua – spiritual force”.

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Year 2004

Reference number F82089

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Duration 0:38:00

Taonga Māori Collection Yes

Credits Director: Peter Wells
Producer: Peter Wells
Camera: Peter Wells
Editor: Malcolm Clarke
Assembly Editor: Susan Potter
Funding: Screen Innovation Production Fund
Funding: New Zealand Film Commission

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