top of page
  • Writer's pictureEscape Film Club

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

What's it about?

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.

Why do we love it?

A heartwarming and hilarious film with some great performances, the New Zealand roots of Hunt for the Wilderpeople give it the feeling of the best of American and British humour rolled into one.

Who's in it?

Sam Neill - Hec Faulkner

Julian Dennison - Ricky Baker

Rima Te Wiata - Bella M. Faulkner

Who made it?

Taika Waititi - Director & Writer

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy Hunt for the Wilderpeople at JustWatch.


Join the discussion:

Discuss the films each week with others on Facebook.

Share your thoughts using #ESCfilmclub on Twitter.

Share posts and stories using #ESCfilmclub on Instagram

Review and discuss your thoughts by tagging ESCfilmclub on Letterboxd.

A new film, every week.

Click here to sign up for email alerts to find out the week's film before anyone else

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page