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A film memoir based on filmmaker Gaylene Preston's interviews with her father about his World War II experiences, reconstructed with actor Tony Barry as Ed Preston. Weaving strands of poetic imagined drama, and archival footage into the interview, Preston presents both sides of her parents' wartime marriage: the horror and hardship of battlefield and prison camp juxtaposed with the loneliness and grief of a young wife struggling with a newborn baby and a husband declared missing. With Martin Henderson and Chelsie Preston Crayford. "A classic New Zealand story, perfectly told." - NZ Herald.

Year: 2010
Genre: Drama, War and Anti-War Films, New Zealand Film
Country: NZ
Director: Gaylene Preston
Starring: Tony Barry, Martin Henderson, Chelsie Preston Crayford
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level offensive language.
Location in store: New Zealand Film



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