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The Sharkcallers Of Kontu

Directed by Dennis O'Rourke
Australia, 1982
Documentary

Synopsis

In Papua New Guinea, in the coastal village of Kontu, there are men who can kill sharks with their bare hands. The fishermen attribute their power to catch the creatures to magic. But as ‘civilisation’ gains its hold, that magic is disappearing together with the village’s community spirit.

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The Sharkcallers Of Kontu Directed by Dennis O'Rourke