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Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kapan Cook ...
Kapan Cook
Mungau Dain ...
Dain
Charlie Kahla ...
Chief Charlie
Lingai Kowia ...
Father
Dadwa Mungau ...
Grandmother
Albi Nagia ...
Grandfather and Shaman
Marceline Rofit ...
Selin
Mikum Tainakou ...
Imedin Chief
Marie Wawa ...
Wawa
Mungau Yokay ...
Chief
Linette Yowayin ...
Mother
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Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

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Drama | Romance

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10 March 2016 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Taboo  »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,711 (USA) (16 September 2016)

Gross:

$5,711 (USA) (16 September 2016)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The only language spoken in the film is Nauvhal. See more »

Quotes

Chief Charlie: Drinking kava deepens understanding.
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Featured in The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) See more »

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Interesting landscape for Romeo and Juliet story
25 February 2017 | by (Istanbul) – See all my reviews

Interesting directing, watchable cinematography and natural habitat...

How could they capture all the movie?

All characters are non-actor or actress but they are very grateful. Climate, local people, real characters, amazing volcano scenes, shortly cast overcame all of the different problems, victoriously.

In my opinion, movie' all the say is "alleged" uncivilized society must had be wild. On the contrary, movie's every second said that they are more civilized against us. I love meeting scenes.


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