NOW SHOWING
Genre:
Documentary
Duration:
1 hours 30 minutes
Age restriction:
PG Coarse language
Director:
Slavko Martinov
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Pecking Order

Who Will Rule The Roost?

Join members of the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history and each other in a quest for glory and for the love of their birds. Meet Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Brian the loveable champion, Ian the exacting judge and more. Pecking Order is a hilarious, unique, heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which will delight and surprise audiences of all ages.

"This is a film about Kiwis being Kiwis, delivered thought the portrayal of a club in disarray and all the wonderful human-ness and drama it brings with it." - New Zealand Herald

"A kind of Best in Show-meets-political-thriller by way of Country Calendar, Pecking Order is a Kiwi "Flockumentary" our dearly departed John Clarke would be proud of. A celebration of passion, obsession and humanity's capacity for competitiveness (even if it involves poultry pageantry), Martinov's tale is less about the birds and more about the characters who make up the club." - James Croot, Stuff.co.nz

"Pecking Order, in a droll, understated way, perfectly captures small-town Kiwi life and puts it up on screen for us all to appreciate...Pecking Order is a local hoot. Go see." - Graeme Tuckett, Stuff.co.nz

COMING 18 May 2017