Sons for the Return Home Trailer

Sons for the Return Home Trailer (1979)

01 October 1979 Drama, Romance 117 mins

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.

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Lani John Tupu

as Sione's father

Moria Walker

as Sione's mother

Anne Flannery

as Sarah's mother

Alan Jervis

as Sarah's father


Alun Bollinger

Alun Bollinger Director of Photography

Vincent Ward

Vincent Ward Art Direction

Christine Hansen

Christine Hansen Costume Design

International Releases Dates

New Zealand 01 October 1979

Production Companies

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