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The Sharkcallers of Kontu (1982)

Believing that the spirits of their ancestors dwell in the mako shark, shark callers are not only hunting but also maintaining a connection with their past.

Length: 52 minutes

Alternative title: Shark Callers of Kontu

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)
Original classification rating: PG

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 4687

Education Resources:

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