Polynesia, the wise men of the ocean

2021 • 52' • French

Poster of Polynesia, the wise men of the ocean

Director(s): Hervé Corbière et Denis Pinson • Producer(s): Antipode & Archipel production • Coproducer(s): France Télévisions • Country of production: France • Format(s): HD

Today, the sea is calm... Just a little bit of mara'amu, the south-east wind, which is starting to rise. When the fish became scarce, Augustin let down his nets. This former fisherman knows the lagoon by heart. Unfortunately, the shellfish and the big blue parrots have now disappeared from the lagoon... and the fishermen with them!

The Polynesians then took a radical decision: the installation of a rahui. A Polynesian word meaning a protected and forbidden area. A political decision that ended up gaining unanimous support among the population...

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