The Dawn of Happiness

Australia, 1989

Film
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A country as enigmatic as any in the Orient is the location for this adventure trip of a lifetime, where we see first hand the roots of modern Thailand. Starting in Bangkok, travel north upstream to Aeutia in the Chao Phraya River in search of the incredible Hill tribes of Northern Thailand, who are found in one of the most remote areas in the country between the borders of Burma and Laos. Upon arrival witness a wedding ceremony - a magnificent display of clothing and jewellery, highlighting the fascinating rituals and traditions of these ancient people. Further on the journey, visit Naoon Suan - one of the largest rice markets in the world, along with Subotai and Chiang Mai, two of the most fascinating cities in Thailand.

Credits

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36085

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Thailand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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