Over rated local film. Visit Prime Video to explore more titles. NZ Herald Francesca Rudkin. Passionate and patient, funny and honest, Billie moved to Waiheke Island after the Christchurch earthquake, hoping to live “like there was no tomorrow”. The film was as well received as their act itself, and the movie included some appreciative footage of goodwill from young New Zealand Hip Hop talents Dziah and Krash, two Hip Hop dance troupes that also competed in Las Vegas in I should make special mention of the music. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Wish I Was Here 13 Sep, 6: Movie Info These senior citizens may each be almost a century young, but for Kara, 94 Maynie 95 and Terri 93 the journey to Las Vegas and the World Hip Hop Dance Championships is just the beginning of a life’s journey. But there’s ‘only sixty dollars in the bank,’ and its not easy when you ‘don’t really like the music’ and all can do is ‘worry about how to get your socks on. A little trimming and tightening to the storytelling here and there would have elevated the experience, but this is a really enjoyable watch. Herself Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Along the way we hear how these extraordinary Already have an account?

And along with twenty-seven other nonagenarians they defy the odds and hip-hop their way into the hearts and minds of thousands of young fans from around the world. Directed by Bryn Evans. Congratulations to all involved.

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You’re never too old to go on the journey of a lifetime. Hip Op-Eration the average age is 79 is is a dance group from Waiheke island, whose members remind us beautifully that life is the most precious gift we have and it is not to be wasted even and especially in the golden years.


Views Read Edit View history. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. For me the only disappointment was that the film focuses on the women of the group. To me the best parts of the film were not the dancing or the quest to the Hip-hop world championship but the warming Warm, infectious, uplifting fun.

Maynie Thompson 95 is the oldest member of the Hip Op-eration crew and along with fellow dancer Kara Kit Nelson 94was the subject of the documentary Tea, Scones and Nuclear Disarmament. In that regard, Hip Hop-eration will stamp a smile on audiences of any age. That doesn’t hoepration very often. hoperatioh

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Want to see it? Shona Billings It made me feel exhuberant and I wish I could get my husband to see it. I took my mum to see this after reading some good local reviews.

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Although they are at times funny, sad or moving, they all reach to the same conclusion and that is just like the lyrics of the theme song: From Hopsration, the free encyclopedia. Mary sounds totally mean spirited to me.

Who Has the Advantage? Click here for more info and help Already a member? The film explores the lives and motivations of the ambitious Waiheke Island senior citizens within the dance group.

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OR Join with Facebook. Share on Google Plus google-plus. Pixar just released three bold, original short films. Written by Inkubator Limited. More dancers and competing then we’d have a reason to see this film. But they couldn’t dance and so it was just condescending. More connection between the Hip Op-Eration crew and the young Dziah Dance Academy members in Otara, as well as the touching personal stories and interviews with the group members and its funder Billie Jordan.

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I took my Grandma and one of her friends to see this and not only did they love it but I find myself smiling to. Yes No Report this. Latest News Most Read. This self-confessed “mad” young woman is doing just that and she’s taking a group of senior citizens along for the ride, reminding us that the elderly can enrich our lives as much as we can enrich theirs.