Watch the trailer for Fantail, which has its world premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival this Sunday (Buy tickets).

Tania thinks she's Maori. She works the graveyard shift at Horizon to save money to take her brother Pi to Surfers. But one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything and Tania pays the ultimate price for being a hero.

Written by Sophie Henderson and directed by Curtis Vowell, funded by the New Zealand Film Commission's Escalator scheme. Starring Sophie Henderson, Stephen Lovatt, Jarod Rawiri, Jahalis Ngamotu, Vinnie Bennett.