|The Nativity Story 2006 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Ciaran Hinds, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Stanley Townsend, Alexander Siddig, Nadim Sawalha, Eriq Ebouaney, Stefan Kalipha, Alessandro Giuggioli
This chronicle of the year before the birth of Jesus covers teenage Mary's (Keisha Castle-Hughes) visit from the Angel Gabriel (Alexander Siddig) telling her she will give birth to Jesus, her subsequent marriage to Joseph (Oscar Isaac), and their journey to Bethlehem where Jesus is born.
|Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 PG-13, 140 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: George Lucas
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Frank Oz, Anthony Daniels, Christopher Lee, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Silas Carson, Jay Laga'aia, Kenny(2) Baker, Temuera Morrison, Bruce Spence
This "Star Wars" prequel answers many questions–including how Anakin (Hayden Christensen) became Darth Vader after his showdown with Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in a light-saber duel that left him disfigured and in need of his black helmet disguise. Special effects are stunning.
|Whale Rider 2003 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Niki Caro
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Rawinia Clarke, Tammy Davis, Grant Roa, Mana Taumaunu, Rachel House, Taungaroa Emile, Mabel Wharekawa, Tahei Simpson, Roi Taimana, Elizabeth Skeen, Tyronne White
Paikea, according to Maori legend, rode on a whale while leading his people to New Zealand. Thus began the tradition of each generation naming its first-born son after him and giving that male the title of chief of the tribe. But now, after a first-born daughter has been named Paikea–Pai (Keisha Castle-Hughes)–conflict ensues between her stern grandfather Koro (Rawiri Paratene) and Pai who is determined to fulfill what she considers her destiny. Keisha Castle-Hughes was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar.
|1. The Nativity Story (2006)|
2. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
3. Whale Rider (2003)
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