The Clutha River is known for its gold-rush history and swift waters. It flows from Lake Wanaka in the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean south-west of Dunedin. This pictured section is located close to the Central Otago town of Alexandra.
When I first talked with Oprah about this film and said I wanted to film in New Zealand, before she was even cast, she said, 'If you shoot in NZ, I'll come and visit because I love New Zealand'...That's how we got her. - Ava DuVernay, on filming A WRINKLE IN TIME