Films By Yvonne Mackay

New Zealand author Margaret Mahy has written the screenplay for this adaption of her Carnegie Award winning novel. Young Barney Palmer is finding out about a mysterious family secret: each generation one member of the family appears to be possessed by magical or supernatural powers. Is Barney being haunted by the ghost of his great Uncle Barnaby, or is it the ghost of somebody not yet dead? Will B... Read more
Stunningly photographed in the tropical Cook Islands this feature film tells the story of a native boy who mysteriously emerges from the sea as a baby and is adopted by one of the villagers. The boy, Jonasi, is set apart from the others because he is different - he neither speaks nor hears, communicating by sign language. As he also seems to possess supernatural powers he is increasingly feared an... Read more
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