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Tonga, a Kingdom at the crossroads

2017 • 52' • French & English

Poster of Tonga, a Kingdom at the crossroads

Director(s): Jérôme Mignard & Vincent Lefevre • Producer(s): Grand Angle Productions Archipel Production • Coproducer(s): France Télévisions • Format(s): HD

Lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, midway between New Caledonia and French Polynesia, a string of islands stretches out over nearly 500 km: Tonga. Kings and queens have succeeded one another ever since

antiquity in this country that has overcome many a challenge: avoiding colonization, preserving its language and its traditions and introducing a constitutional monarchy as early as the 19th century. We discover a

remarkable people, with a younger generation, living in the age of the Internet, torn between respect for its customs and the desire for elsewhere.

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