Hanway Films

Kalaupapa Heaven

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Kalaupapa Heaven


The Paul Cox Collection


 

Director               
Paul Cox

20 minutes by plane from modern Honolulu, lies a tiny settlement forgotten by time. Kalaupapa, a peninsula on the island of Molokai with its swaying palms, unspoiled beaches and stunning mountains is a paradise on earth, with a history from hell. Kalaupapa is a leprosy colony. This documentary focuses on the personal stories of the remaining leprosy patients and the celebration of life in the face of adversity.

Australia | English - Subtitles | 2007 | 90 mins