Le Test : Chronique d’une initiation

The Test_Pic 3Le Test : Chronique d’une initiation (The Test : Chronicle of an initiation)

52 minutes, New Caledonia, 2014

Original Version with English and French subtitles

Directed by Adilah Dolaiano

Produced by La compagnie des Taxi Brousse, Outre-mer 1ère & CBA World View

A village boy becomes a man by catching a tuna in a revival of ancient tradition. Ernest will undergo a test of his manhood and the future of a community in ” The Test : Chronicle of an Initiation “. This 56 minute observational documentary follows the revival of a traditional initiation ritual not practiced in over 30 years in Makira province, Solomon Islands.