By Christian Suhr and Ton Otto, co-directed by Steffen Dalsgaard, 59 min, 2009
What do anthropologists mean when they claim to study the cultural traditions of others by participating in them? This film follows the Dutch anthropologist Ton Otto, who has been adopted by a family on Baluan Island in Papua New Guinea. Due to the death of his adoptive father, he has to take part in mortuary ceremonies, whose form and
content are passionately contested by different groups of relatives.