O le tulafale is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village on the islands of Samoa.
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Well made first feature about outcasts finally finding a voice and standing up for what's important to them. Develops at a natural pace. Fine cinematography, editing, and structure. Satisfying resolution.
The combination of competitive oratory and bribery in influencing decision making and power is fascinating.