Sylvia

  • 1985
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

The early adult years of a pioneer New Zealand educator are detailed as the young wife of a headmaster, David, arrives at a primitive Maori village to teach the primarily native children. Frustrated by their resistance, she withdraws to her music and the visual arts. These disciplines prove useful to her renewed teaching career since the children are interested...read more

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Sylvia - Official Trailer
02:03 — New Zealand chronicle of the life of noted writer and teacher, Sylvia Ashton-Warner. An interesting look at the unusual teaching methods she used whil (more…)

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  • Released: 1985
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The early adult years of a pioneer New Zealand educator are detailed as the young wife of a headmaster, David, arrives at a primitive Maori village to teach the primarily native children. Frustrated by their resistance, she withdraws to her music and the v… (more)

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