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Gaylene Preston

Tony Barry
Martin Henderson
Chelsie Preston-Crayford

A true story of romance, secrets and terrible adventure in which Ed Preston, on his way home from rugby practice in 1940, joins the New Zealand Army to go to World War II.

His new wife, Tui, is pregnant and distraught, but he tells her not to worry, he'll be home by Christmas. And so he is ,four years later, after escaping from a prison camp in Italy. But while Ed is away, Tui has fallen in love with another man.

A remarkable story of resilience, determination and love.

English | 2010 | 90 mins