Pouvana’a, ni haine ni rancune EN (2017)

Movie Details

Director : Jacques Navarro-Rovira
Producer : Bleu Lagon Productions, Polynésie 1ère, France Ô
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Origin : French Polynesia
Language :  French
Subtitle :  English
Length : 55 min
Synopsis : This film describes the extraordinary journey of a Polynesian politician: Pouvan'a a O'opa. An autonomist MP, at the time of the 1958 referendum, he campaigned for the No vote against the establishment of the Fifth Republic and the French community. Accused of wanting to burn Pape’ete he was arrested, tried and sentenced. Why have the injustices of his trial taken so long to be acknowledged?