Burning Their Boats (1994)

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The third programme in a five-part series combining wildlife footage with drama and documentary exploring the fundamental relationship between man and nature across the Pacific Ocean. Explores the effects on men, animals and plants of becoming isolated on islands in Polynesia. Suggests that Fletcher Christian and the Bounty mutineers committed themselves to island life on Pitcairn, and considers the mystery surrounding the fate of the carvers of the giant stone statues on Easter Island.

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