A South Seas youth attempts to overcome his fear of the sea by sailing beyond the security of his island’s barrier reef. For young Mafatu, this simple trip becomes both a journey into peril, and a journey into manhood. Based on the novel of same title by Armstrong Sperry.
Childrens Films → Children 6-12
Childrens Films → Children's films - United States
Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations
Short films → Short films - United States
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)