Tanna(Movie, 2015)

1h 40min | Genres: Romance / Love, Drama
TannaRating: 3.5/5 (with 28 votes)
Tanna is a 2015 Australian-Ni-Vanuatu film set on the island of Tanna in the South Pacific, depicting the true story of a couple who decided to marry for love, rather than obey their parents' wishes. Starring Marie Wawa and Mungau Dain is based on an actual marriage dispute. Tanna was the first film to be shot entirely on location in Vanuatu. The film won the Audience Award Pietro Barzisa at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival. It was selected as the Australian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, and was nominated for the award in January 2017. ()
Movie poster of Tanna

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]

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Awards & Nominations for Tanna

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Iffr Audience Award

About Tanna

In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing her arranged fate. They must choose between their hearts and the future of the tribe, while the villagers must wrestle with preserving their traditional culture and adapting it to the increasing outside demands for individual freedom.

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Trailer for Tanna + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 2:07)

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Additional Information

Official websites:
Production countries: Australia, Vanuatu
Plays in: Oceania
Made by: Contact Films
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Bislama (BI)
Translated into 15 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/04/2016 (World premiere: 10/16/2015)
Cast: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa
Director: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean
Producer: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean, Carolyn Johnson
Screenwriter: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean, John Collee
Film Editor: Tania Nehme
Director of Photography: Bentley Dean
Composer: Antony Partos
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):

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