Two men of Fiji

Australia, 1958

Film
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Jaile and Adriu lived on Kakeba Island in the Lay group.Adriu left to study medicine in Suva and his friend Jaile crept away to join him. But Jaile soon found that life in Suva was lonely and difficult for an island boy. Back home he found his place again, working among things he knew, with his friends.

Credits

producer

Bern Gandy

production company

Shell Film Unit

Duration

00:58:02:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1958

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32179

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ethnicity

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Fiji

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pacific Islanders

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnicity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social structure

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Fiji

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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