Episode of Series “The Human face of the Pacific”.
This film is one of a series that examines the Pacific Islands and the conflicts between the modern values and traditional lifestyles. This particular film looks at the Bikians of the Marshall Islands. These people have had to adopt a post-bomb, subsidised life in an island suburbia hundreds of miles from their island home.
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