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Premier latinoamericana

Through one of the most independent and passionate Maori tribes in New Zealand –the NgāiTūhoe– this film explores the deepest and most sublime links between human beings and this planet where they live and prosper. 


“When the land is prosperous, man is prosperous”, says a Tuhoe native at one point in this documentary. That firm, unchangeable sentence runs across this first film by Sarah Grohnert. Because this is not just the story of a sustainable building (a living building), as there’s also a material connection forged between a particular space and the people living in it. The film thus portrays the intangible nature of a relationship of silent respect, absolute care, and eternal admiration. Gornhert joins that admiration, and that’s the richest element in this film, which seems to enclose yet another one: one that takes place in front of our eyes, and in the eyes of the director, who is constantly observing the Te Urewera national park while all this takes place. JGP


Other title/s: Siempre la tierra
Year: 2015
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 90
Country:

Team:

D, F: Sarah Grohnert E: Prisca Bouchet P: Alexander Behse 
CP: Monsoon Pictures International Ltd. 



Contact:

Monsoon Pictures International Ltd. Alexander Behse
T +64 2198 0496
E alex@monsoon-pictures.com 
W monsoon-pictures.com ~ evertheland.com

Sarah Grohnert

She was born in Germany, where she trained as an editor and a filmmaker at the Bournemouth Institute for the Arts in the UK. In 2010 she moved to New Zealand, where she developed several projects for film and TV. 




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