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In a Savage Land (1999)

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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

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Douglas Stevens
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Rev Macgregor
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Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II. Eventually the war breaks out and many lives are disrupted and complicated. Written by Ken Papai

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Evelyn Spence: I once met a man, not my husband, another man. He looked back on a life. What would you carry into the darkness? For me, I'll take the smell of a pearl shell, freshly opened, one day on a beach.
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1 February 2001 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

From a former cultural anthropology student, I have to say, this movie was good from a scholastic point of view. It was like taking a vacation for two hours too. And the beautiful people, and scenery...I thoroughly enjoyed it.


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