Bird Man Tale (Birdman Tale)

Location:West Papua
Subject:Feature
Length:90 minutes
Format:35 mm
Hue:Color
Year Released:2002
Series:
Director:Garin Nugroho
Producer:SET Film Workshop and Prima Entertainment
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Description:Acclaimed Indonesian director Garin Nugroho tackles Papua’s struggle for independence from Indonesia in this documentary-turned-drama based on the kidnapping and murder of Papuan political figure Theys Hiyo Eluay. The minefield of political issues is combined with the story of a teenage Papuan boy’s obsession with a beautiful Indonesian woman. In Indonesian. It is one of the few pro-resistance films to come out of Indonesia and features an almost entirely Papuan cast.
Record No:2831
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