The Dark Horse

The Dark Horse (2014)

Bravery is contagious

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2014-07-17
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 105 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Four Knights Film
  • Production Country: New Zealand
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One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with a bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately, himself.

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    Production Cliff Curtis Executive Producer
    Camera Denson Baker Director of Photography
    Production Tim White Executive Producer
    Editing Annie Collins Additional Editing
    Editing Peter Roberts Editor
    Production Jim Marbrook Co-Producer
    Production Tom Hern Producer
    Directing James Napier Director
    Writing James Napier Writer
    Production James Napier Co-Producer
    Directing Kathleen Thomas Script Supervisor
    Directing Sophie Calver Second Assistant Director
    Production Sasha Wood Associate Producer
    Production Tim Wood Associate Producer
    Sound Dana Lund Music
    Directing Luke Robinson First Assistant Director
    Directing Rachael Boggs Third Assistant Director
    Directing Ant Davies Third Assistant Director