White Lies

Release Date: March 04, 2016
Running Time: 96 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Drama, Period


Three drastically different women living in New Zealand in the early 20th century are brought together by a scandalous secret. Paraiti is a medicine woman and healer in her rural town of tribal people. However, new laws are in force prohibiting unlicensed healers. When Paraiti takes a rare trip to the city, she is approached by Maraea, the servant of a wealthy woman Rebecca. Maraea hopes to gain knowledge and assistance from the healer Paraiti in order to hide a secret which will destroy Rebecca's life. If the secret is uncovered, a life will be lost, but hiding the secret may also have fatal consequences. The three women face off against each other in a clash of beliefs and ways of life.


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