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In a Savage Land

Directed by Bill Bennett
Australia, 1999
Adventure, Drama

Synopsis

Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II. Eventually the war breaks out and many lives are disrupted and complicated.

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In a Savage Land Directed by Bill Bennett

Awards & Festivals

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2000 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

2000 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Original

Hawaii International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Narrative Feature (Audience Award)

AACTA International Awards

1999 | 2 wins including: Best Original Music Score

1999 | 5 nominations including: Best Achievement in Direction