In this film, “Ow What?” is used as an expression of confusion, realisation, shock, surprise and disbelief.
Ow What! (2015)
Executive Producer: Whetu Fala & Karen Sidney Writer and Director: Mike Jonathan CAST Te Mauri - Timoti Tiakiwai Iti - Hineteariki McCorkindale Tame - Te Kaikino Hampton Kaiako - Tame Iti Papa - Ed Harawira
Like many 12-year-old boys living in small rural communities around New Zealand, Te Mauri has dreams of one day representing his country in the national sport of rugby and following in his father’s footsteps.But unlike most kids, Te Mauri is charged with looking after his two younger siblings while his papa is abroad playing footy.Te Mauri is an old soul – rather than joining his mates on the field after school, he sets about ensuring his little brother and sister are fed, clean and up to date with their home-work.Te Mauri’s world is transformed when he makes a discovery one fateful night that will change his life forever. Find out about Writer and Director Mike Jonathan here