You, the Choice of My Parents

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Availability ended 15/11/2020 BST
(now-15 Nov worldwide) A journey through the life of a woman going through an arranged marriage, animated on traditional Tongan Cloth called Ngatu. Based on the poem of the same name by Konai Helu Thaman.

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Director Bio

Meli Tuqota Jr is a filmmaker based in Suva, Fiji. Meli works as a graphic designer and animator in a local NGO. He has been animating on and off over the past 10 years or so, and has worked on several of his friends short film projects. Meli created, animated and directed the short animated film, You, the Choice of My Parents in 2019. He would like to create more animated and live action films from the South Pacific and is currently working to build his body of work as an animator and director.


Directed by Meli Tuqota Jr

Written by Konai Helu Thaman

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