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Directed by: Chris Owen
Produced by: Filmcraft Pacific


Documentary set in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea about a family of landless settlers who eke out a living by trading in betelnut, one of the world’s most widely used narcotics. The family, Lukas Kaima and his wife Kopu, lives on a small infertile plot on the outskirts of Goroka town by arrangement with traditional owners. The film follows Lukas and Kopu as they try to make a success of their business travelling to and from the coast on the betelnut trail. (NFSA,

Year: 2005
Category: Documentaries
Country of origin: Australia