The Dark Horse is an inspiring true story based on the life of a charismatic, brilliant but little-known New Zealand Hero and chess champion – Genesis Potini, aka Gen.
The Dark Horse is an emotionally-charged, provocative drama about a man who searches for the courage to lead, despite his own adversities – finding purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community.
Certificate: 15 Drama
Dir. James Napier Robertson, New Zealand, 2014, 124 mins
Cast: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance