Island of silence

Australia, 1971

Film
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Due to raids and clan wars on Easter Island in the 18th and 19th centuries, the men descending from earlier generations died out. Huge sculptures whose origin and meaning are a mystery remain from an earlier strange civilization. Juxtaposes scenes of present day craftsmen and other islanders with the heroic vision depicted in the sculptures.

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RGA Films

Language

English

Duration

00:24:28:00

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Colour

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