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AN EXPEDITION INTO THE STONE AGE

Japan, 1968 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Yasushi Toyotomi

This film is the world s first attempt to travel through Papua New Guinea to obtain a complete record of the 20th century Stone Age life.

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