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Lee Tamahori

Lee Tamahori


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Birth Place: New Zealand Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Mahana (2017)
In 1960s New Zealand, a teen couple in a Maori tribe are caught in the middle of a power struggle between rival patriarchs.
Emperor (2015)
When her father is killed by Emperor Charles V, a woman seeks vengeance.
Devil's Double, The (2011)
When Latif Yahia was summoned from the front in the Iran-Iraq War to Saddam Hussein's inner sanctum he was given a choice: become the double of Saddam's eldest son Uday or die. Latif underwent surgery to modify his appearance and was trained to move, speak, and behave exactly like Uday. As the stand
Next (2007) as Director
Cris Johnson, a Las Vegas magician with a secret gift that is both a blessing and a curse: He has the uncanny ability to tell you what will happen next. Johnson can see a few minutes into the future, an extrasensory talent that comes in handy for his job as a magician and mentalist in a seedy Vegas
xXx: State of the Union (2005) as Director
The winds of political change are rumbling through the halls of the Capitol, as a popular President is being targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. Only two people stand between anarchy and freedom: one of them, Augustus Gibbons
Die Another Day (2002) as Director
A high-speed hovercraft chase, through a minefield in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, marks the beginning of James Bond (Agent 007) embarking on his latest mission. From Hong Kong, to Cuba to London, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor, and prevent a war
Along Came a Spider (2001) as Director
Washington, D.C. homicide detective Alex Cross is through playing mind games with criminals--that is until a methodical predator, Gary Soneji kidnaps the young daughter of a United States senator from an elite school and lures Cross into the case. Soneji''s not out for ransom, he wants something much bigger--a place in the history books. His every move is planned with the precision of a spider spinning his web, and Cross and secret service agent Jezzie Flannigan are in a race against time to stop him.
Edge, The (1997) as Director
A bookish billionaire, Charles Morse, accompanies his younger model wife, Mickey, to Alaska for a photo shoot. When fashion photographer Robert Green and his assistant Stephen set out on a private plane in search of an Indian to pose for the shoot, Charles comes along for the ride. Stranded after the plane crashes into a lake, the men must formulate a strategy to survive and it is Charles, with his book smarts, who devises many of the best ideas. Stephen, whose bleeding leg attracks a Kodiak bear, is killed leaving only Charles and Robert to continue. Both have become suspicious of each other with Charles beginning to suspect Robert of trying to kill him so that he can continue an affair with Mickey.
Mulholland Falls (1996) as Director
The story of four no-nonsense cops, nicknamed the "Hat Squad," who formed an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department in the early 1950s. Both feared and revered, they made their own rules to enforce the law. But when a routine murder investigation case involves one of their own, it forces th
Once Were Warriors (1994) as Director
Drama, based on the bestselling novel by Alan Duff, about a family in a state of perpetual crisis due to the husband's uncontrollable violence.

Cast (feature film)

Tell Them Who You Are (2004) as Cast
As a director of photography, Haskell Wexler has a reputation for brilliance. He has worked with the world's most accomplished directors including Elia Kazan, Mike Nichols, Woody Allen, George Lucas, Milos Forman and Francis Ford Coppola. He has won two Academy Awards in a career that includes numer
At Sundance (1995) as Himself
Incisive, witty film history caught on the fly at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Bridge to Nowhere (1986) as Assistant Director
Trapped in a forest, five teenagers from the city struggle for survival.
Quiet Earth, The (1985) as Assistant Director
A secret experiment ends in catastrophe, leaving only one scientist alive.
Came A Hot Friday (1985) as Assistant Director
Two swindlers lose their touch when they show up in a country village.
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence (1983) as 1st Assistant Director
Nate and Hayes (1983) as Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Utu (1983) as Assistant Director
When a Maori warrior battles his country's invaders, a Pakeha farmer wants revenge on the warrior.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Me & Will (1998) as Uptight Attendant (Cameo Appearance)

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