Loading the player...

Rights Information

“He was an old man, going on a journey...”

Early one morning, 75 year old Koro leaves his home to travel into the city. Although his life is near its end, he is determined to settle once and for all the security of his family’s land. This simple but powerful story follows his journey to its inevitable conclusion.

Adapted from the short story by Patricia Grace.

Favourite item:

Request information

Year 1987

Reference number F22838

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Duration 0:29:07

Production company Aries Productions

Taonga Māori Collection Yes

Credits Adapted From A Story: Patricia Grace
Narrator: Hone Tuwhare
Koro: Patariki Te Rei
Whetu: Kohuroa Ruwhiu
Mother: Mahue Grace
Father: Arthur Henare
Man In Office: Jeff Boyd
Featuring: Lionel Cullinane
Featuring: Erita Elliot
Featuring: Don Franks
Featuring: Charlie Leighton
Featuring: Dinah Priestly
Featuring: Te Ariki Rei
Featuring: Mereheni Ruwhiu
Featuring: Martha Samsoni
Featuring: Bob Smith
Featuring: Karl Smith
Featuring: Kimo Winiata
Featuring: Petina Winiata
Associate Producer: Terry Povey
Associate Producer: Tony Burton
Lighting Cameraman: Peter Read
Editor: Simon Reece
Sound Editor: Mike Hopkins
Sound Mix: Gethin Creagh
Music: Bob Winch
Music: Dave Parsons
Music: Himiona Grace
Lyrics: Himiona Grace
Funded: New Zealand Film Commission
Producer: John Anderson
Director: John Anderson

We use cookies to help us understand how you use our site, and make your experience better. To find out more read our privacy policy.

Whakamahia ai mātou ngā pihikete ki te rapu māramatanga ki te āhua o tō whakamahi i tēnei paetukutuku, ki te whakapai hoki i tō whai wāhi mai. Ki te rapu kōrero anō pānuitia te kaupapahere tūmataiti.