The New Zealand film Once Were Warriors (1994) is definitely one of film history's best and most gripping depictions of domestic violence. Who can forget the almost sickeningly painful scene where Jake Heke abuses his beloved wife Beth?

Title
Krigarens hjärta
Director
Ian Mune
Country
New Zealand
Length
103 min
Festival
1999
Section
Open Zone
Language
English
Production year
1999
Original title
What becomes of the broken hearted
Cast
Temeura Morrison, Rena Owen, Clint Eurera
Producer
Bill Gavi n
Script
Alan Duff
Music
David Hirschfelder

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