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Set in the 1930s and 40s, IN A SAVAGE LAND is an epic love story that explores the relationship between two newly married anthropologists who travel to the Trobriand Islands in Papua New Guinea to study the sexual mores of a village. Their relationship begins to break down when she starts to question the validity of his work. She travels to another island to do her own research with a village of headhunters - but needs the help of a pearl trader to get her there. They begin to fall in love as war breaks out in the Pacific.

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Crew

Director
Bill Bennett
Writers
Jennifer Bennett  Bill Bennett
Producer
Jennifer Bennett  Bill Bennett
Executive Producers
Mikael Borglund  Gary Hamilton  Hans Hüttman
Dir. of Photography:
Danny Ruhlmann ACS
Composer:
David Bridie
Editor:
Henry Dangar
Production Designer:
Nicholas McCallum

Cast

Cast
Rufus Sewell - Martin Donovan - Maya Stange

Production Details

Production Company
Savage Land Productions Pty Limited

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