Solomon and Gaenor Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for Solomon and Gaenor the Movie

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Around 1911, a young Jewish peddler named Solomon (Gruffudd) meets Gaenor (Roberts), the daughter of Welsh mineworkers. Hiding his Orthodox Jewish origins, Solomon calls himself Sam and the young duo are soon in love. Gaenor winds up pregnant and her family wants to send her away and force her to give up the baby. She finally tracks down Solomon's family but they are equally upset that their son is involved with a gentile. Amidst all this family turmoil, is a violent dispute between the workers and the mine owners. Conventional tear-stained period piece.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 103 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Pregnant Pauses, Period Piece: 1910s, Judaism, Tragedy, Miners & Mining
Screenplay
Paul Morrison
Cast
Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Mark Lewis Jones, William Thomas, Maureen Lipman, David Horovitch
Cinematography
Nina Kellgren
Director
Paul Morrison
Music
Ilona Sekacz

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