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Directed by Bentley Dean, Martin Butler
104 min / 2015 / Australia, Vanuatu / Nauvhal / Drama - Romance
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In one of the world's last tribal societies, a young girl breaks off an arranged marriage to run away with her lover, setting off a war that threatens the tribe's future.


Directors: Bentley Dean and Martin Butler (Contact, First Footprints)
Writers: Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, John Collee
Producers: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean, Carolyn Johnson
Cinematographer: Bentley Dean
Editor: Tania Michel Nehme
Composer: Antony Partos


The People of Yakel


Venice Film Festival
BFI London Film Festival
Rotterdam Film Festival


Audience Award - Venice Critics' Week
Best Cinematography - Venice Critics' Week
Gold Medal, Bentley Dean - Australian Cinematographers Society Victoria Tasmania
Best Director - Skip City International D-Cinema Festival
Longscapes Competition Award - Lake Como Film Festival
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