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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Performance by an Actor

Ceremony Year:

2011

Country:

New Zealand, Samoa

Producers:

Catherine Fitzgerald, with Maiava Nathaniel Lees and Michael Eldred

Director:

Tauti Tusi Tamasese

Actor:

Fa'afiaula Sagote

From the Samoan villages of Salelologa, Sasina and Vailele, 31 year-old Fiaula is the youngest of seven brothers and one sister.

He works as a carpenter and Saili in The Orator is his first acting role. The Orator received a special mention in the Orrizonti (Horizons) section of the 68th Venice Film Festival.

 

The Orator Trailer

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2Ee2byWFjI