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Rated NR · 104 min. · 2016

Drama

Set in the South Pacific where Wawa, a young girl from one of the last traditional tribes, 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, while the villagers must wrestle with preserving their traditional culture and adapting it to the increasing outside demands for individual freedom. Based on a true story and performed by the people of Yakel in Vanuatu.

Official Site: tannamovie.com
Director: Martin Butler and Bentley Dean
Writer: Bentley Dean, Martin Butler and John Collee
Producer: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean and Carolyn Johnson
Cast: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa, Marceline Rofit, Chief Charlie Kahla, Albi Nangia, Lingai Kowia, Dadwa Mungau, Linette Yowayin, Kapan Cook and Chief Mungau Yokay

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