The Hasans: a Buginese trading family

Australia, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: Indonesia”.
The Bugis were once the feared pirates of the Java Sea. Today they run trading junks (Prahu) between the islands of Indonesia. This film is about the Hasan family, who runs a fleet of boats from the West Java port of Surabaya. Pak Hasan operate the trading ships on the Java sea. Their history and that of their business shows the strength, stamina and skill contributed by the sons, and the guidance and experience on their father.

Credits

director

Brian Hannant

producer

John Morris

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

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