Gaylene Preston Productions/Midnight Films - 90 min.
UPC # 9415600112595
Cast: Tony Barry, Martin Henderson, Chelsie Preston Crayford.
Screenplay: Gaylene Preston; Director of Photography: Alun Bollinger; Original Music: Jan Preston; Sound Designer: Tim Prebble; Editing: Paul Sutorius; Production Designer: John Harding; Costume Design: Lesley Burkes-Harding; Producers: Gaylene Preston, Sue Rogers;
Director: Gaylene Preston
A film memoir based on Gaylene Preston's interviews with her father about his WWII experiences, reconstructed with actor Tony Barry. Weaving strands of poetic imagined drama and archival footage into the interview, Preston presents both sides of her parents' wartime marriage: the horror and hardship of battlefield and prison camp juxtaposed with the loneliness and grief of a young wife struggling with a newborn baby and a husband declared missing.
It is presented 1.77:1, enhanced for 16x9, with an English language 5.1 dolby digital surround. There are no subtitles. Special features: "Making of" - 22 min.; Deleted scenes - Bombay (5min), Captured in Greece (3 min), Kippy Uppy and Me (4 min), Lest We Forget (1.5 min); Using Oral History 10.5 min); Ross and His Accordian (3.5 min) and a optional commentary track of Ed's original interview by Galene Preston. It is available PAL R4 from New Zealand sources, selling for about $30nz.