Sons for the Return Home

Sons for the Return Home (1979)

A Samoan male, Sione, and a Palagi New Zealand female,Sarah, meet while studying at Wellington's Victoria University. A relationship develops quickly, but each finds the other's culture a hard adjustment. Friends and family are not supportive, particularly when she becomes pregnant, although he proposes marriage. She leaves for Australia for an abortion and he returns to Samoa.

Writing:
  • Paul Maunder
Directing:
  • Paul Maunder
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  • Views: 1
  • Release Date: 1979-10-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: NZ
  • Runtime: 117
  • Budget: $400,000

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Sione's father
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