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Sylvia (1986)

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New Zealand educator Sylvia Ashton-Warner (played by Eleanor David) is the subject of this informative and slightly uneven biography, based on the events in Ashton-Warner's adult life. During the 1930s Ashton-Warner moves to a remote village with her husband who has been appointed to be the headmaster in the school there. She tries to teach the Maori children but is having absolutely no luck at all -- that is especially discouraging considering that she is also fighting off culture shock and the

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Dec 18, 1986

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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An innovative and moving portrait of pioneer educator Sylvia Ashton-Warner

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