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Tanna

Tanna (Australia, Vanuatu)

Directed by:
Bentley Dean, Martin Butler
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

Wawa, a young girl from one of the last traditional tribes in the South Pacific, 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, but are pursued by enemy warriors intent on killing them. They must choose between their hearts and the future of the tribe.

Festivals:
Veneţia 2015 (Settimana Internazionale della Critica), Londra 2015, Rotterdam 2016, Göteborg 2016
 
Awards:
International Critics’ Week Award, Fedeora Award - Veneţia 2015
 
Trailer:
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