Broken Barrier

Location:New Zealand / Aotearoa
Subject:Dramatic feature; race relations
Length:71 minutes
Format:35mm; 16mm
Hue:B&W
Year Released:1952
Series:
Director:John O’Shea
Producer:Pacific Films
Distributor:NZFA
Library Code:
Description:Tom Sullivan, a Pakeha journalist researching a series of magazine articles on the Maori people, becomes a casual laborer on an East Coast farm. The relationship he forms with Rawi, a young Maori woman, subsequently exposes the prejudice and racism inherent in contemporary social attitudes. Restored by NZFA.
Record No:244
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