Kingpin (1985 film)

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Directed by Mike Walker
Produced by Mike Walker
Written by Mitchell Manuel
Mike Walker
Starring Junior Amiga
Cinematography John Toon
Release date
  • July 1985 (1985-07)
Running time
89 minutes
Country New Zealand
Language English

Kingpin is a 1985 New Zealand drama film directed by Mike Walker.[1] It was filmed at and inspired by the residents of Kohitere Boys Training Centre in Levin, New Zealand, it follows a group of teens who are wards of the state. It was directed by Mike Walker, who co-wrote the script with Mitchell Manuel (who also played the part of Rikihana Nathan). It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ "Kingpin". NZ Film Archive. Archived from the original on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "14th Moscow International Film Festival (1985)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 

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