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Author: Robert Lemelson; Alessandra Pasquino; Malcolm Cross, (Composer); Elemental Productions,; Passion River Films,
Publisher: [Warren, New Jersey] : Passion River, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Indonesian : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A documentary presenting an intimate and emotionally charged portrait of three polygamous families in Bali, Indonesia. Following these families over a seven-year period, the film portrays the plight of Balinese co-wives, for whom marriage is frequently characterized by psychological manipulation, infidelity, domestic violence, and economic hardship.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lemelson; Alessandra Pasquino; Malcolm Cross, (Composer); Elemental Productions,; Passion River Films,
OCLC Number: 919177838
Language Note: In Indonesian and Balinese with English subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2014.
Credits: Music, Malcolm Cross.
Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (15 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 16:9; stereo.
Contents: Bonus features: Interview with director Robert Lemelson --
Male perspectives on polygamy --
Gender based violence prevention.
Responsibility: Elemental Productions presents ; produced by Alessandra Pasquino ; directed by Robert Lemelson.

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A documentary presenting an intimate and emotionally charged portrait of three polygamous families in Bali, Indonesia. Following these families over a seven-year period, the film portrays the plight of Balinese co-wives, for whom marriage is frequently characterized by psychological manipulation, infidelity, domestic violence, and economic hardship.

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(EMRO user published 2017-01-13 ) Very Good Permalink
Indonesian law codifies an unequal power structure between men and women with regard to polygamous marriages. On the island of Bali, many people still believe that the more wives a man has, the more powerful he will be; indeed, some men believe they are destined to be polygamous. Approximately 10% of...
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