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Title Tanna [videorecording] / Screen Australia and Contact Films present ; in association with Film Victoria ; directed by Bentley Dean and Martin Butler ; written by Bentley Dean, Martin Butler and John Collee in collaboration with the people of Yakel ; produced by Martin Butler, Bentley Dean, Carolyn Johnson.

Publication Info. [Studio City, CA] : Lightyear Entertainment, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch DVD    TAN    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    TAN    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    TAN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo 5.1 Dolby rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD, NTSC, all regions ; widescreen (1.78:1); 5.1 Dolby stereo.
Language Nauvhal dialogue; English subtitles.
Cast Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa, Marceline Rofit, Chief Charlie Kahla, Albi Nangia, Lingai Kowia, Dadwa Mungau.
Credits Cinematographer, Bentley Dean ; editor, Tania Michel Nehme ; composer, Antony Partos ; vocals, Lisa Gerrard.
Note "Based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel"--Title frames.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary In one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, a young girl falls in love with her chief 's grandson. But when war with their enemies escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, but are pursued by warriors of both tribes. With their lives on the line, the star-crossed lovers must choose between their hearts and the peaceful future of the tribe.
Note Special features: The story of Tanna ; Cyclone ; Going to Venice ; The making of Tanna ; What does the tribe think?
Awards Academy Award nominee (2016): Best Foreign Language Film (Australia)
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Tribes -- Vanuatu -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Dean, Bentley, screenwriter, film producer, film director, director of photography.
Butler, Martin, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Collee, John, screenwriter.
Johnson, Carolyn (Actress), film producer.
Dain, Mungau, actor.
Wawa, Marie, actor.
Rofit, Marceline, actor.
Nehme, Tania Michel, editor of moving image work.
Partos, Antony, composer (expression)
Screen Australia, presenter.
Contact Films, presenter.
Film Victoria, presenter.
Lightyear Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Standard No. 085365647626
Music No. LIT-DV-56476 Lightyear Entertainment
5365647626 Lightyear Entertainment (disc)

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