Rapa Nui(Movie, 1994)

| 1h 47min | Genre: Adventure
Rapa NuiRating: 3.3/5 (with 39 votes)
Rapa-Nui is a 1994 film directed by Kevin Reynolds and coproduced by Kevin Costner, who starred in Reynolds's previous film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). The plot is based on Rapanui legends of Easter Island, Chile, in particular the race for the sooty tern's egg in the Birdman Cult. The historic details of this film are questionable, but the central theme—the destruction of the island's irreplaceable forests—is well authenticated. The ethnic struggle in the story is derived from the legend of the Hanau epe. This film is also one of the biggest box office bombs based on gross earnings, making $305,070 on a $20 million budget. ()
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"Rapa Nui" is currently available on 2 providers. Rapa Nui can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 47min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 47min
Also available at on: DVD

About Rapa Nui

Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue (moai) in record time before Make can take part in the race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern. The reward for winning this race is to rule the island for one year.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Chile
Plays in: Oceania
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 11 languages: Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Russian (RU)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/09/1994
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Screenwriter: Kevin Reynolds
Executive Producer: Barrie M. Osborne
Film Editor: Peter Boyle
Director of Photography: Stephen F. Windon
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Rapa Nui - Pupek světa"
"Rapa Nui - La isla de pascua"
Budget: 20,000,000 USD
Revenue: 305,070 USD (= 2%)

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