Director Vea Mafile'o's Tongan father Saia drives this deeply personal film.
Vea raises thorny questions about the relationship between money and the church
in Tongan culture, questions that caused her Kiwi/Tongan family pain. Pensioner
Saia Mafile'o's dedication to raising large amounts of money for Misinale (an
annual church celebration) upset his children and splintered his marriage.
Mafile'o returns to Tonga with her father and siblings, to attend the Misinale
and learn why the financial sacrifice matters to him.