Bridewealth for a Goddess

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2000 / 72 minutes

Directed by
Chris Owen
Country of production
Australia Papua New Guinea

A unique insight into a secret spirit cult among the Kawelka people in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. After a dream, a clan leader initiates a long and complex 'work’, when he and a group of male supporters seek to make marriage with the spirit goddess Amb Kor.

Language and subtitles
Original Version with English Subtitles
Region
Melanesia
Country
Papua New Guinea
Keywords
Ritual Marriage Possession