Tuesday, September 27, 2011

"Oranges & Sunshine": A Love That Crossed Continents

Sneak Peek posters and a new trailer, supporting the dramatic feature "Oranges & Sunshine", from the producers of "The King's Speech" , directed by Jim Loach, based on a true story. Screenplay is by Rona Munro :

"...'Margaret Humphreys', a social worker from Nottingham, England, uncovers the scandal of 'home children', a scheme of forcibly relocating poor children from the UK to Australia and Canada.

"Those deported children were promised oranges and sunshine but all they got was hard labour in institutions such as Keaney College in Bindoon, Western Australia. Margaret struggles to reunite the estranged families while bringing worldwide attention to the cause..."

Cast includes Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Emily Watson, Tara Morice, Kate Rutter, Helen Grayson, Ruth Rickman, Harvey Scrimshaw, Molly Windsor, Neil Pigot, Tammy Wakefield, Adam Morgan, Neil May, Adam Tedder and Greg Stone.

From See Saw Films and Sixteen Films, "Oranges & Sunshine" opened in the UK, April 2011.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Oranges & Sunshine"...