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Flying fox in a freedom tree

Author: Martyn SandersonFaifua Junior AmigaRichard Von SturmerMichelle ScullionAlbert WendtAll authors
Publisher: [New Zealand] : Screenline [distributor], [2011?]
Series: New Zealand cinema.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Growing up in Western Samoa, young Pepe has many tutors. His friend Tagata teaches him street smarts. Colonial style schools offer him a hidden curriculum of hypocrisy and racism. His father Tauilopepe expounds the Christian trinity of God, money and success. And, most pervasive and subtle, American movies teach him the ways of crime and emotional illusion. But beyond them all stands Toasa, the old high chief who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martyn Sanderson; Faifua Junior Amiga; Richard Von Sturmer; Michelle Scullion; Albert Wendt; New Zealand Film Commission.; Endeavour Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 749895682
Language Note: In English with some Samoan.
Notes: Videodisc of the 1990 movie.
Based on the short story of the same title by Albert Wendt.
Credits: Composer, Michelle Scullion; editor, Ken Zemke.
Cast: Faifua Amiga Junior, Richard von Sturmer.
Target Audience: Rated M: Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: New Zealand cinema.
Responsibility: New Zealand Film Commission ; adapted for screen and directed by Martyn Sanderson ; produced by Grahame McLean.

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"Growing up in Western Samoa, young Pepe has many tutors. His friend Tagata teaches him street smarts. Colonial style schools offer him a hidden curriculum of hypocrisy and racism. His father Tauilopepe expounds the Christian trinity of God, money and success. And, most pervasive and subtle, American movies teach him the ways of crime and emotional illusion. But beyond them all stands Toasa, the old high chief who teaches Pepe his true name, and his duty to the continuity of life and his people"--Container.

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