After a young woman falls pregnant, she decides to go against the tide of advice from her family and unsympathetic welfare authorities by keeping her baby. Misery and hardship ensues. Director Paul Maunder brought kitchen sink drama to New Zealand television with this controversial National Film Unit production. The story can claim to have effected social change, stirring up public debate about the DPB for single mothers. Keep an eye out for a young Paul Holmes as a moustached wannabe lothario.
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Licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution 3.0 New Zealand - CC BY 3.0 NZ
ARCHIVES NEW ZEALAND REFERENCE - W3471/6061 (16BW431E)
Source format – 16mm motion picture film
Original music was composed by Tony Backhouse. Not commercially available.