Among Polynesians on Rennell Island

Hakon Mielche, Denmark, 1954

20 min.DK/Documentary

The Rennel Islands is an emerged island in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate. It is inhibited by fair-skinned Polynesians who have maintained their ancient habits here longer than the inhabitants of all the other Polynesian islands in the Pacific Ocean. They navigate the sea in light outrigger canoes.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Hos Polyneserne på Rennell-øen
Danish title Hos Polyneserne på Rennell-øen
Director Hakon Mielche
Director of Photography Høyer, Mogens
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 16 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, color, Silent


Production Galathea-Ekspeditionen
Commissioned by Statens Filmcentral
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Hakon Mielche


Cinematography Høyer, Mogens

Other credits

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