Moana With Sound

Seeking to make another "Nanook of the North", Robert Flaherty chose Samoa for the docu-fiction film "Moana" in 1924. Fifty years later, Flaherty's daughter Monica returned t... Read more

Moana With Sound

Directed by Robert Flaherty, Frances Flaherty, and Monica Flaherty

Year: 2015
Running Time: 98
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Documentary
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Moana With Sound

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Directed by Robert Flaherty (1926) , Frances Flaherty (1926) and Monica Flaherty (1980)
Produced by Bruce Posner (2K Restoration)


Moana With Sound
Directed by Robert Flaherty and Frances Flaherty (1926) and Monica Flaherty (1980)
2K Restoration Produced by Bruce Posner (2014)

In 1924, documentary film pioneers Robert and Frances Flaherty and family traveled to the Samoan island of Savaii to record the native life and make a film that would try to match the success of Nanook of the North. Restored in 2K with native sounds and traditional songs that Flahertys daughter recorded over a half-century after they shot it, Monica Flaherty's Moana with Sound is a beautiful work of docufiction and an important piece of film history.

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