1h 40min | Drama | Marshall Islands
Laninbwil's Gift is the story of Jacob, an old island man with a complicated secret.
Director: Suzanne Chutaro, Jack Niedenthal
Writer: Jack Niedenthal
Stars: Iohaan Anjolok, Netha Gideon, Martha Horiuchi
SAT. 12/05 16:30
Laninbwil's Gift is the story of Jacob, an old island man with a complicated secret. When Jacob was a teenager, a noniep, a Marshallese fairy known for helping troubled souls, transformed him from a simpleton into a normal young man. This favor, however, came with a cost: The noniep made Jacob promise that one day he must bestow this new-found intelligence upon another deserving person. After a lifetime of pondering this otherworldly commitment to the noniep, Jacob discovers Laninbwil, a homeless young man. Just when Jacob begins to get close to the troubled youth, Laninbwil unwittingly gets caught up in a war of mystical power between an evil Mejenkwar, a demon that possesses pregnant women, and her archenemy, the gifted, shamanic old woman, Lijimu.
Produced by Suzanne Chutaro, Jack Niedenthal
Music by Nelu Debrum
Cinematography by Jack Niedenthal
Film Editing by Jack Niedenthal
Production Design by Jack Niedenthal
Set Decoration by Jack Niedenthal
Sound Department Jackson Aster, Jack Niedenthal