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Sylvia (1985)

Real-life story of Sylvia Ashton Warner's pioneering work teaching Maori children to read in the 1940's.

Director:

Michael Firth
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eleanor David ... Sylvia Ashton Warner
Nigel Terry ... Aden Morris
Tom Wilkinson ... Keith Henderson
Mary Regan Mary Regan ... Opal Saunders
Martyn Sanderson Martyn Sanderson ... Inspector Gulland
Terence Cooper ... Inspector Bletcher
David Letch ... Inspector Scragg
Sarah Peirse ... Vivian Wallop
Joe George ... Seven (as Joseph George)
Eileen Glover Eileen Glover ... Lilac
Graham Glover Graham Glover ... Ashton
Tessa Wells Tessa Wells ... Jasmine
Jonathan Porteous Jonathan Porteous ... Elliot
Cherie Nepia Cherie Nepia ... Pearly
Robert Nepia Robert Nepia ... Ihaka
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Real-life story of Sylvia Ashton Warner's pioneering work teaching Maori children to read in the 1940's.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1988 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

New Zealand

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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