Mana is the Polynesian word for the power residing in things or, in other words, the power and values that people believe things have. The filmmakers travel five continents to film worshipping ceremonies of holy objects, places and personalities. From cherry blossom celebrations in Japan, a gathering of Elvis fans in Memphis and voodoo ceremonies in West Africa, to stock exchange frenzy in the USA. The stock exchange scene is a fine example of how something’s value depends on the value people believe or assess it to have.

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