Niki Caro


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Niki Caro is a New Zealand film director and screenwriter, born in 1967. Caro was born in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. She was educated first at the Kadimah College in Auckland, and then the Diocesan School for Girls in Auckland. The School is a private girls' school, and ranks among the top-achieving schools in New Zealand. In the ... See full bio »

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Whale Rider Director
(2002)
(2017)
McFarland, USA Director
(2015)
North Country Director
(2005)

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 2020 Mulan
 2017 Anne with an E (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 Juanes: Juntos (Together) (Video short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2005 North Country
 2002 Whale Rider
 2001 Mercy Peak (TV Series)
 2001 Dark Stories: Tales from Beyond the Grave (Video) (segment "Sure to Rise")
 1994 Sure to Rise (Short)
 1992 Another Country (TV Series) (1 episode)
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When Whale Rider started to become quite successful in the States, I got offered a lot of projects. Admittedly many of them involved large mammals and small girls.

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Has directed 3 actresses to Oscar nominations: Keisha Castle-Hughes (Best Actress, Whale Rider (2002)), Charlize Theron (Best Actress, North Country (2005)), and Frances McDormand (Best Supporting Actress, North Country (2005)). See more »

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