Bread and Roses

1993
200min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Set in New Zealand and spanning twenty years, this moving drama begins during World War II when Sonja falls in love with a young American soldier who is sent away to fight in the Pacific. Pregnant and unwed, Sonja learns that he will not return. Once her daughter Penny is born she attempts to return to nursing to support her child. Instead she is diagnosed with tuberculosis and, separated from her baby, embarks on a life and death struggle.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama
Sales Agent: 
Hanway Select

Credits:

Directed by: 
Produced by: 
Executive produced by: 
Cast: 
Sonja Davies
Charlie
Festival/Awards: 
Best Actress (NZ Film Awards)
Technical information: 
Colour, 16mm

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