Samoa: I can get another wife but I can't get any parents

Australia, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “The Human face of the Pacific”.
This film is one of a series that examines the Pacific Islands and the conflict, within them, between the modern world and traditional lifestyles. The film looks at ancient customs in Western Samoa as well as the social problems of the present such as overpopulation and unemployment that force thousands of Samoans overseas in search of a better life. Suitable for upper secondary level.

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Credits

director

Graham Chase

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:29:12:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

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The Human face of the Pacific

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016356

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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