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Wet Earth and Warm People

1971 58 min
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This documentary by Michael Rubbooffers candid glimpses of Indonesia and its people. Filming in and around the capital of Jakarta, the cameras follow where chance leads, capturing the flavour of life in this fertile crescent of tropical islands. Throughout the film, the focus is on a society caught between the past and the conflicting options for the future - to change or not to change from long-established patterns of life to ones more influenced by western technology.

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This documentary by Michael Rubbooffers candid glimpses of Indonesia and its people. Filming in and around the capital of Jakarta, the cameras follow where chance leads, capturing the flavour of life in this fertile crescent of tropical islands. Throughout the film, the focus is on a society caught between the past and the conflicting options for the future - to change or not to change from long-established patterns of life to ones more influenced by western technology.
  • director
    Michael Rubbo
  • script
    Michael Rubbo
  • editing
    Michael Rubbo
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • camera
    Paul Leach
  • sound
    Claude Delorme
  • sound editing
    Les Halman

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