Mastri: a Balinese woman

Australia, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia”.
Mastri and Sukit are a young couple from the village on Tunjuk in South Bali. Sukit is a school teacher. They live in the house of Sukit’s parents and are saving their money to build a house of their own. Tunjuk has its own small dance company and Gong orchestra which is sometimes invited to perform at the tourist hotels around Denpasar, and Mastri is one of the principal dancers. The film contrasts normal village life with the “tourist’s” Bali and shows something of the religious life of the people of Tunjuk. Camerman Don McAlpine.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

John Morris

director
Duration

00:18:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

Appears in

Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia

Group of items

Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012742

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Religion

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Indonesia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourist trade

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Indonesia - Religion

History → Indonesia - Civilization

Places → Bali Island (Indonesia)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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