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153 - TONGA, A PARADISE OF THE SOUTH SEAS ?

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52'
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Tonga, a paradise in the South Seas and at first sight a dreamlike idyll. The mild climate and the abundant vegetation promise ideal living conditions in Polynesia's oldest kingdom but for many years now, poverty, despair and a lack of medical supplies are the reasons many inhabitants emigrate.

They try their luck in New Zealand, Australia and the United States. Those who stay try to adjust - even if there are hardly any regular jobs. There are those who make their living with fishing and agriculture and others that rely on money transfers of relatives from abroad. Is there a future for Tonga's children in their own country?

Director(s) : MICHNA (Joanna)

Producer(s) : ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH

Production Year : 2013
Language(s) : German, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.