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3.8
5 Ratings

Bitter Melons

Directed by John Marshall
United States, 1971
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

This film, shot in 1955, focuses on a small band of /Gwi San living in the arid landscape of the central Kalahari Desert in present-day Botswana. The hardships of their everyday survival are woven into the songs of a blind musician, Ukxone, who composes music on a hunting bow.

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Bitter Melons Directed by John Marshall