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Film on Abuse Takes New Zealand

12 Aug 2014, Posted by in ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

Film on Abuse Takes New Zealand by Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle, March 3, 1995   In New Zealand, where Hollywood exports normally dominate the nation’s movie screens, a kiwi film called “Once Were Warriors,” directed by New Zealander Lee Tamahori and based on a…

On Top of Down Under

12 Aug 2014, Posted by in ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

It was a battle between a Kiwi and a Tyrannosaurus Rex – and the Kiwi won by Juan Morales Detour Magazine, March 1, 1995   Last year, Rena Owen witnessed the stark contrast between a low-budget independent film and a high-dollar Hollywood opus firsthand. First,…

Warrior Woman

12 Aug 2014, Posted by in ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

Warrior Woman by Alex Patterson Voice, February 28, 1995   “Our people once were warriors,” proclaims working-class wife Beth Heke in what amounts to her declaration of independence. Rena Owen plays Beth, and the people she’s referring to are New Zealand’s natives, the Maori. Related…

A Bette Davis from Down Under

12 Aug 2014, Posted by in ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

A new film from New Zealand is hard-boiled, gritty, and fascinating. So is its powerhouse star. by B. Ruby Rich Elle Magazine, February 1, 1995   “My mother always says I was born an actress,” says Rena Owen, “very dramatic and sensitive and hysterical.” Owen…

Surviving the Game

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Rena Owen fights her way from ex-con to icon by Holly Millea Premiere Magazine, February 1, 1995   If Rena Owen had never been a junkie, never slipped into the night needing a fix, and had never gone to prison, she would never have become…

The Warrior Woman

12 Aug 2014, Posted by in ARTICLES & INTERVIEWS

The Warrior Woman by Murray Waldren The Australian Magazine, December 10, 1994   Photographs capture facets, and New Zealand actor Rena Owen is multifaceted. But pagan goddess serenity, while photogenic, is light years from the image soon to sear itself on the collective retina of…