The Silent One Trailer

The Silent One Trailer (1984)

"A Story of Superstition, Ignorance, Reason and Love." 14 June 1984 Fantasy, Drama, Family 92 mins

A baby is washed up on a Pacific Island and is adopted by a childless woman. The tribal priest takes an instant dislike to the child, proclaiming him a demon. The child is deaf and mute and therefore excluded from hunting with the other young men. Out of loneliness, he befriends a white turtle. When a drought befalls the island, the priest blames the silent one. When the chief protects the boy, the priest plots the chiefs' downfall.

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Telo Malese

as Jonasi

George Henare

as Paui Te Po

Pat Evison

as Luisa

Anzac Wallace

as Tasiri


as Turtle


Dave Gibson

Dave Gibson Producer

Ron and Valerie Taylor

Ron and Valerie Taylor Underwater Camera

Jenny McLeod

Original Music Composer

International Titles

Jonasi und die Schildkröte Trailer

Jonasi und die weiße Schildkröte Trailer

Jonasi, der Junge mit der Schildkröte Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 01 January 1987

New Zealand 14 June 1984

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