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Madagascar

Angano...Angano: Tales from Madagascar.

Contemporary storytellers recount the founding myths of Malagasy culture, the creation of man and woman, the origin of rice cultivation, the reason for animal sacrifice. 1989. 64 min.
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Madagascar: A Land Like No Other

Presents an extensive ecotour of Madagascar's rainforests and wildlife perserves and offshore islands in search of its wide variety of chameleons and other fauna and flora including insects, snakes and lemurs. 1997. 110 min.

Quand les Etoiles Rencontrent la Mer (When the Stars Meet the Sea) (France | Madagascar, 1966)

A film by Raymond Rajaonarivelo. A drama centering on a boy born during a lunar eclipse, according to tradition, an evil vintana or fate; which endowes him with revolutionary power and condemnes him to be trampled to death in a cattle corral. He is rescued however by a childless woman and the film traces his quest to break free of his destiny by offering love instead of vengeance and fear. In French and Malagasy dialogue with English subtitles. 77 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database