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