A place of power in French Polynesia

Australia, 1983

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Episode of Series “The Human face of the Pacific”.
This series looks at the Pacific islands, the traditions associated with them and issues that pose problems to them. Tahiti is looked at in this particular film. Through the eyes of Karim, a Polynesian dancer, we glimpse the effects of western world influences and the effects of French and Church influences on Polynesian society and customs.

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producer/director

Oliver Howes

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:29:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

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The Human face of the Pacific

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