[ Vendetta Films DVD / DVD ]
Release Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
PG Coarse language
Join members of the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club in the lead up to the NZ National Championships, as they battle history and each other in a quest for glory and for the love of their birds. Meet Doug the determined Club President, Rhys the young upstart, Sarah the chicken whisperer, Brian the loveable champion, Ian the exacting judge and much more! Pecking Order is a hilarious, unique, heart-warming slice of Kiwiana which will delight and surprise audiences of all ages.
"At first Pecking Order treads a fine line between documentary and mockumentary, and it was hard to tell if the laughter in the theatre was coming from a good place. But as the story settles, director Slavko Martinov does a lovely job revealing the characters with respect and dignity, and you find yourself wishing them well and seeing chicken shows as perfectly everyday...there's more to this film than a tribute to Best in Show with chickens, this is a film about Kiwis being Kiwis, delivered thought the portrayal of a club in disarray and all the wonderful human-ness and drama it brings with it." 4/5 NZ Herald