The Last Paradise

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Ethnology; social life and customs
Length:180 minutes (3 videocassettes)
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Hue:Color with B&W sequences
Year Released:1994
Director:Gian Carlo Manara
Producer:Gian Carlo Manara
Distributor:Marcom Projects
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 13987 pt. 1, 2, 3
Description:Following the lives of some crew members of the PNG National Airline, the story explores, in three episodes, tribal cultures, traditions, and lifestyles of villagers in PNG. Episode 1: Looks at the dramatic contrast between the professional lives of a group of PNG air crew members (international airports, five-star hotels, urban life) and life in the most remote areas. Episode 2: A senior flight attendant after many years of absence returns to her village to get married in the traditional tribal way. Also see village dances when another flight attendant returns to the Trobriand Islands. Episode 3: A communications officer in Port Moresby returns to his village and people, the Huli in the Western Highlands. The program follows the folkloric gathering.
Record No:1055
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