Ile de Paques, retour vers le passe

Location:Rapa Nui
Subject:History, culture change
Length:52 minutes
Year Released:2010
Director:Phillippe Axell
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Description:Today Easter Island is presented as the archetype of an ecological catastrophe on a large scale. For ten years multidisciplinary scientific teams have been searching, carrying out dating and re-examining historical documents in order to better understand its past. The results of this research are unexpected and cause us to challenge theories on tribal war and the violent destruction of the statues. It would be an adaptation of this Polynesian population facing a climatic crisis and its progressive shift towards a new social and religious organization. (In French)
Record No:3595
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