Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Youth Feature Film

Ceremony Year:



New Zealand


Sarah Shaw and Anna McLeish


Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland

New Zealand, 1981: After a chance encounter with charismatic thief Bennie and his close-knit gang of “shoppers”, Willie is seduced into a criminal world that allows him to escape mounting tensions with his volatile father.

But as Bennie’s hold over him grows, Willie finds himself in over his head; and when his brother Solomon is left to fend for himself at home, Willie’s two worlds collide with shattering consequences.