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The final Queen of Tahiti in preview

She disappeared 145 years in the past. Many festivities have been organized to pay tribute to him in Tahiti and a movie has even been produced: it is going to be broadcast solely on Polynésie la 1ère on September twenty fifth. A preview was supplied on Sunday, September 18.

Bear in mind: the movie “The Final Queen of Tahiti” was shot a number of months in the past, from March 10 to April 8 in Moorea and Raiatea. 5 weeks of intense work to make this movie that Polynésie la 1ère will broadcast on September 25 at 7:30 p.m.. On the Grand Théâtre de la Maison de la Tradition, a preview was supplied on Sunday 18 September. Actors, extras, technical and manufacturing groups have been current and the vast majority of them have been seeing the movie for the primary time.

Preview “The Final Queen of Tahiti”

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This movie retraces the lifetime of Queen Pōmare IV between 1828 and 1845. A reconstructed story that highlights the singularity of the character of Aimata, the final queen to have reigned in Tahiti. Topped at 14, married at 10, she has no queen besides the title. It’s Reverend Pritchard, English, Protestant, who instructions. Aimata is younger, she’s a girl, she’s free, pagan, in love, dancer… She would not need to develop into a queen, she “do not need to pray to their god.” She’s going to ultimately comply as greatest she will to guard her individuals.

Francis Bianconi, co-screenwriter of the

Francis Bianconi, co-screenwriter of “The Final Queen of Tahiti”

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“The Final Queen of Tahiti” mixes historic truths and fiction. The movie is meant as a tribute to “the lady in the course of this world of males” for Francis Bianconi, co-screenwriter of the movie. “Definitely there’s historical past, however it’s a setting of which the Pomare girl is the heroine” makes some extent of specifying that which made a number of years of analysis on the historical past of the Pomare queen however which insists on the truth that it isn’t essential to contemplate as a historic movie: “it is primarily based on actual details, however we needed to simplify issues so that everybody can perceive” he explains, glad to attend the preview. “It is a undertaking that we carried out for 5 years, with GMT Manufacturing, the director Adeline Darraux and the co-authors.” Absent, the director wished to ship a message to the Tahitians: “Thanks to your involvement, to your competence, and for not giving up.

The talents of the Polynesians pleasantly shocked Francis Bianconi and Adeline Darraux. “I didn’t anticipate that. Adeline made a wager that paid off. (…) There may be competence, you may be fairly proud.

It was tremendous tremendous coolrelates Anivai Penehata, who landed a small function within the movie (she performs the younger Queen Pomare). However I used to be slightly careworn through the first scenes. I used to be in a position to meet new individuals, be taught to play higher, focus higher on my texts. I hope to stay once more [ça].

“We’ve got to tackle the story”

I discover that the movie tackles issues frankly (…) It reveals how the queen was caught between two nice powers and the way she knew easy methods to preserve her dignity and that of her individuals“. Father Christophe was within the viewers and admits having been “violently shaken up”. However to acknowledge that the French missionaries did certainly “brought on tensions and violence. We should assume it (…) We don’t rewrite historical past however we should assume it, have the ability to welcome it and acknowledge it so as to then construct the longer term.”


The Last Queen of Tahiti

The Final Queen of Tahiti

©GMT Productions


  • Tuhei ADAMS (Queen ‘Aimata Pomare IV)
  • Bernard LE COQ (Pritchard)
  • Alexia BARLIER (Miss Madison)
  • Terrence TELLE (Ariifaaitee)
  • Thierry GODARD (Bruat)
  • Eddy KELLY (Teva)
  • Teiva MANOI (Chief Tati)
  • Lee RURUA (Mahana)
  • Sam CHEMOUL (John Darling)



  • Francis Bianconi
  • Sophie Deschamps
  • Olivier Doran


  • GMT Productions
  • Pacific Prod TV
  • France Televisions

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