Tanna

A Film by Mar­tin But­ler & Bent­ley Dean. In Nauvhal lan­guage with ger­man sub­tit­les.

In a tra­di­tio­nal tri­bal socie­ty in the South Paci­fic, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grand­son, Dain. When an inter­tri­bal war esca­la­tes, Wawa is unkno­win­gly betro­thed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refu­sing her arran­ged fate. They must choo­se bet­ween their hearts and the future of the tri­be, while the vil­la­gers must wrest­le with pre­ser­ving their tra­di­tio­nal cul­tu­re and adap­ting it to the increa­sing out­si­de demands for indi­vi­du­al free­dom.

Australien/ Vanua­tu 2015, 100 Min., Nauvhal OmU
Regie: Mar­tin But­ler & Bent­ley Dean
Buch: Mar­tin But­ler, John Col­lee & Bent­ley Dean
Kame­ra: Bent­ley Dean
Schnitt: Tania Neh­me
Dar­stel­ler: Mun­gau Dain, Marie Wawa, Mar­ce­li­ne Rofit, Chief Char­lie Kah­la, Albi Nan­gia, Lin­gai Kowia, Dad­wa Mun­gau, Linet­te Yowayin, Kapan Cook, Chief Mun­gau Yokay, Chief Mikum Tai­no­kou