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The Sky Above, the Mud Below

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Release Date: June 19th, 1962

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
In 1959, a group of European explorers set out to document the native culture of Dutch New Guinea. They commence a harrowing seven-month trek across the island, from the south coast to the north coast, during which some members of the team perish. Along the way, they encounter many fascinating villages and immortalize native traditions on film -- among them, cannibalism and rites such as sleeping on skulls. The local wildlife is also extensively featured.



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Embassy Pictures

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