In a Savage Land

Location:Papua New Guinea, Kiriwina
Subject:Feature film
Length:104 minutes
Year Released:1999
Director:Bill Bennett
Producer:Bill Bennett, Jennifer Bennett
Distributor:Entertainment Warehouse
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Description:Love story set in the Pacific at the outbreak of WWII. A husband and wife anthropologist team travels to a remote island to study the sexual mores of a group of villagers where women have higher status than men. But their marriage begins to break down when Evelyn realizes her husband Philip is wrongly interpreting the research to further his own academic ambitions. With the help of a pearl trader, Mick, she travels to another island to conduct her own study. While she is away, disaster strikes and war breaks out in the region.
Record No:2826
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