movietime - documentaryDOCUMENTARY / PROD: 1957 / R.TIME: 87 ' / colour


Luciano Emmer


Non professional actors


Italian, German


A fascinating documentation about some of the world's more unusual treasures. It takes us from the wild exoticism of the tahitian flowers to the savage beauty of the virgin forests in the Amazon basin. We go through an antarctic summer with the penguins before being plunged into the middle of a shark fight in the warm waters of Polynesia. There are more watery wonders as we cascade down the Zambesi river and wade through the rice fields of Vietnam. From the wild coquetries of the Papuans we attend the invitation ceremonies of Guyana and Marvel and the extravagance of the Maori dancers