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Oranges & Sunshine

(DVD - 2012)
Oranges & Sunshine
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Based on 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.
Title: Oranges & sunshine
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Publisher: [United States] : Cohen Media Group : distributed by New Video, [2012]
Notes: Special features: Making of oranges & sunshine; interviews with the cast, writer and director
Based on the book "Empty cradles" by Margaret Humphreys
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Summary: Based on 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.
Audience: Rating R for some strong language
Local Note: 06/12 br
Alternate Title: Oranges and sunshine
ISBN: 1422919064
Branch Call Number: DVD F ORA
Statement of Responsibility: produced by Camilla Bray ; written by Rona Munro ; directed by Jim Loach
Current Frequency: v
Organization of Materials: d
Credits: Director of photography, Denson Baker; music, Lisa Gerrard; editor, Dany Cooper.
Performers: Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham.
System Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Subject Headings: Immigrant children Institutional care Australia Drama Immigrant children Australia Drama Deported children Drama Social workers England Nottingham Drama Humphrey, Margaret Drama
Genre/Form: Biographical films
Topical Term: Immigrant children
Immigrant children
Deported children
Social workers
Publisher No: NNVG272540
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