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Dada Films | Release Date: October 14, 2011
Summary: The forest dwelling tribe of Bayaka pygmies is famed for its acute hearing. When the tribe's revered leader hears a menacing new sound in the forest, his super-sensory powers send a message to "Big Ear," his ethnomusicologist friend Larry Whitman, from his sickbed in New Jersey. Against doctor's orders, Larry travels to his friends in Central Africa to help them battle Mayor Bassoun, a powerful local politician who is helping Mr. Yi, a developer with a logging company intent on destroying the Bayaka's forest home. Refusing to give in, Larry and the pygmies humorously concoct a series of obstacles to try to prevent the loggers, all while continuing to enjoy their colorful way of life with music and dance inspired by the beauty of the African forest, its animals and magical spirits. (Dada Films)
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Runtime: 106 min
Rating: Not Rated
Official Site: http://www.okamovie.com/
Production: James Bruce Productions
Genres: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Lavinia Currier Director
Writer Credit
Lavinia Currier Writer
Louis Sarno Writer
Suzanne Stroh Writer
Cast Credit
Haviland Morris Lydia Blake
Ho-Kwan Tse Actor
Isaach De Bankolé Bassoun
Jakob Von Eichel Jurgen
Kris Marshall Larry
Peter Riegert Dr. Maguire
Sebastian Beacon Derek
Will Yun Lee Yi
Producer Credit
Andrew Fierberg Producer: Additional Material
James Bruce Producer
Jean de Trégomain Line Producer
Lavinia Currier Producer
Norbert Bogbeyate Co-Producer