One Thousand Ropes
A powerful character drama, One Thousand Ropes is an emotional story about Maea a Samoan father reconnecting with his daughter Ilisa. Maea, a former middle weight boxer, uses his hands to massage pregnant women and to knead bread at a bakery: he is gifted in both arts. Despite these talents, he was once a volatile man. Now older, Maea navigates the push and pull of connections to the land, people, past and destiny. His daughter’s timely arrival has a lasting effect on both of their lives.