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Title Cannibal tours [videorecording] / O'Rourke and Associates Filmmakers, Australia ; producer/director, Dennis O'Rourke ; produced in association with the Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies ; produced in association with Channel 4.
Published [Cairns, Qld.] :, [200-?]

 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  13409    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Place of publication from publisher's Web site.
Credits Photography, Dennis O'Rourke ; editing, Tim Litchfield ; music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Not for Video Furnace.
Filmed on the Sepik River.
Summary This film depicts two journeys. The first is that of a group of wealthy bourgeois German, Italian and American tourists on a luxury cruise up the mysterious Sepik River, in the jungles of Papua New Guinea-- the packaged version of a "heart of darkness." The second journey (the real text of the film) is a metaphysical one. It is an attempt to discover the place of "the Other" in the popular imagination. It affords a glimpse at the real (mostly unconsidered or misunderstood) reasons why "civilized" people wish to encounter the "primitive."
System Reqs DVD-R.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Language In English, German, Italian, and Papuan with English subtitles.
Subject Sepik River Valley (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea) -- Description and travel.
Sepik River Valley (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs.
Tourism -- Papua New Guinea.
Travelers -- Psychology.
Tourists -- Psychology.
Travel -- Psychological aspects.
Tourism and art -- Papua New Guinea.
Primitive societies -- Papua New Guinea.
Genre Documentary films.
Related Names O'Rourke, Dennis.
Litchfield, Tim.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
O'Rourke & Associates.
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Direct Cinema Ltd.
CameraWork Ltd.
OCLC number 434869182