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Man the Killer - Man the Keeper

Australia, 1977 (MIFF 1978)

Director: David Parer

Isolated in the vast expanse of the storm-swept Southern Ocean, Macquane Island is a life raft and sanctuary for millions of penguins, seals and flying birds that live off the rich Antarctic waters that surround it.

This episode from a four-part series, Edge of the Cold', explores the history and present life on Macquane Island

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