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Broken Barrier (1952)

| Drama , Romance
Tom, a journalist from the city, meets Rawi while writing a piece rural life. However, she is Maori and her family disapproves of the relationship.

Writers:

William Maloney (dialogue), John O'Shea

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kay Ngarimu Kay Ngarimu ... Rawi
Terence Bayler ... Tom Sullivan
Myra Hapi Myra Hapi ... Kiri
George Ormond George Ormond ... Alec
Dorothy Tansley Dorothy Tansley ... Mrs. Sullivan
F.W. French F.W. French ... Mr. Sullivan
Lily Te Nahu Lily Te Nahu ... Maata
Bill Merito Bill Merito ... Johnny
Carol Chapman Carol Chapman
Lloyd Morgan Lloyd Morgan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Guy Smith Guy Smith ... Narrator
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Storyline

Tom, a journalist from the city, meets Rawi while writing a piece rural life. However, she is Maori and her family disapproves of the relationship.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pacific Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono | Gaumontphone

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed without direct sound due to the extremely low budget, the film has music, narration, voiceover from various characters, but no synchronized dialogue. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The World's Fastest Indian (2005) See more »

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