The eagerly anticipated trailer for the feature documentary of Dame Valerie Adams: MORE THAN GOLD has been released.
The story about Olympic champion, Kiwi icon and Tongan leader, Dame Valerie gives an intimate insight into one of the world’s most celebrated athletes. A story of a mother, daughter, sister and a survivor.
At a time when sportswomen globally are struggling with pressure beyond the field of play Dame Valerie is a beacon of hope.
Transmission Films and Eight Productions in association with Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) released the trailer in preparation of the nationwide cinema release on October 20.
Joint Managing Directors of Transmission Films, Richard Payten and Andrew Mackie state, “This is an intimate and moving tribute to an inspirational woman and we couldn’t be more honoured to be releasing Dame Valerie Adams: MORE THAN GOLD in cinemas across New Zealand. We can’t wait for audiences to experience the full emotion of this feature on the big screen.”
Dame Valerie Adams says,” I want people to laugh, I want people to cry, I want people to be with me in the serious moments but then I want people to celebrate. I’ve told my story my own way.”