The Silent One

Location:Cook Islands; Polynesia
Subject:Dramatic feature
Length:96 minutes
Format:1/2-inch VHS
Year Released:1986
Distributor:NZFC; Vidamerica
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 1417
Description:Jonasi, a young Polynesian boy who mysteriously emerged from the sea as a baby, grows up in a remote Pacific village. Isolated from the villagers by his silence and their prejudices, Jonasi finds solace in his underwater world, developing a unique bond of friendship with a giant white turtle. The boy and the turtle are the focal point of a power struggle between the village leaders. Shot in the Cook Islands.
Record No:1884
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