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Oranges and sunshine

Author: Emily WatsonHugo WeavingDavid WenhamCamilla BrayRona MunroAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Cohen Media Group : Distributed by New Video, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : DVD edView all editions and formats
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The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Biographical films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Margaret Humphrey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Watson; Hugo Weaving; David Wenham; Camilla Bray; Rona Munro; Jim Loach; Margaret Humphreys; Sixteen Films (Firm); See-Saw Films.; Screen Australia.; Little Gaddesden Productions.; Fulcrum Media Finance.; EM Media (Firm); South Australian Film Corporation.; Deluxe Australia (Firm); Screen NSW (New South Wales); BBC Films.; Cohen Media Group.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 9781422919064 1422919064
OCLC Number: 794941172
Notes: Based on the book "Empty cradles" by Margaret Humphreys.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Making of Oranges & sunshine; interviews with the cast, writer and director.
Credits: Director of photography, Denson Baker; music, Lisa Gerrard; editor, Dany Cooper.
Cast: Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
Details: DVD; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; NTSC, region 1.
Other Titles: Oranges & sunshine
Responsibility: Screen Australia and Little Gaddesden Productions present ; in association with Fulcrum Media Finance, EM Media, South Australian Film Corporation, Deluxe, Screen NSW and BBC Films ; a Sixteen Films/See-Saw Films production ; produced by Camilla Bray ; written by Rona Munro ; directed by Jim Loach.

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The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice.

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