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Release Date: August 01, 1931

Year    :   1931
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Paramount, Murnau-Flaherty Productions
Director    :   F. W. Murnau
Producers    :   Edgar G. Ulmer, F. W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty, David Flaherty
Writers    :   Edgar G. Ulmer, F. W. Murnau, Robert J. Flaherty
RunTime    :   86 mins.

The youngsters Matahi and Reri are in love with each other. The old warrior Hitu announces that Reri is to be the new chosen virgin for the gods. This means she must stay untouched, otherwise she and her lover will be killed. But Matahi abducts and escapes with her to an island ruled by the white man, where their gods would be harmless and powerless.

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