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Bitter Honey (2014)

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Bali is world famous as a tourist paradise but for some Balinese women the reality is more troubling. Approximately 10% of Balinese families are polygamous, and men in these unions often ... See full summary »

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Robert Lemelson

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Luh Putu Anggreni Luh Putu Anggreni ... Self - Women's Rights Lawyer
Suci Ati Suci Ati ... Self - Darma's Fourth Wife
Darma Darma ... Self - Polygamist
Ketut Ketut ... Self - Sadra's First Wife
Kiawati Kiawati ... Self - Darma's First Wife
Murni Murni ... Self - Sadra's Second Wife
Purnawati Purnawati ... Self - Darma's Fifth Wife
Rasti Rasti ... Self - Darma's Third Wife
Sadra Sadra ... Self - Polygamist
Degung Santikarma Degung Santikarma ... Self - Anthropologist
Sulasih Sulasih ... Self - Darma's Second Wife
Tuaji Tuaji ... Self - Polygamist
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Bali is world famous as a tourist paradise but for some Balinese women the reality is more troubling. Approximately 10% of Balinese families are polygamous, and men in these unions often take multiple brides without their spouse's consent. Filmed over the course of seven years, Bitter Honey offers the first in-depth exploration of these family's lives. Women from three polygamous families tell their stories of coercion, betrayal, and domestic violence and share their courageous struggle for empowerment and equal rights Written by Elemental Productions

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Love and betrayal in three polygamous families in Bali, Indonesia See more »

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Ketut - Sadra's First Wife: I didn't accept him taking another wife, not at all. He is the one who wanted to... "I did not want to be made into a co-wife at all, not at all. He is the one who wanted it... I tried to prevent it. I wasn't happy about him taking a second wife. But she was already pregnant, so what could I do?
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Ketut - Sadra's First Wife: My heart is really in pain seeing them together. And I have been beaten black and blue... like a thief.
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Country:

USA

Language:

Indonesian

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali See more »

Filming Locations:

Bali, Indonesia

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Elemental Productions See more »
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