Elderly Ruby fears an excuse to put her in a retirement home and arranges for her nephew to find a suitable tenant for her flat. However her tenant is a welfare-defrauding, aspiring rock singer with an eight-year-old delinquent son.
Strongman - The Tragedy is a film about the events of January 19, 1967, when an explosion ripped through Green's Section of New Zealand's largest underground mine devouring all in its path.... See full summary »
The details listed here show this to be only 90+ minutes (USA), but in NZ it ran over several nights on television and made quite a strong impression on viewers. Made on a budget smaller than some 30-second tv ads, it is still full of solid performances, and it tells an interesting story of a real woman whose life experiences were quite extraordinary.
A particularly apt film for people interested in the early years of the women's movement and/or the Labour Party.
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