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“Dorothea wants to save her sister Rose by marrying her to Lawrence. But Rose wants someone else. And Lawrence wants Dorothea.“Set in a highly-stylised nineteeth century New Zealand, DESPERATE REMEDIES is a film about a woman in control of everything - except her own heart.” - New Zealand Film Commission;; 5/02/2014.

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Year 1993

Reference number F22023

Source Moving Image Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Feature

Duration 1:32:00

Production company James Wallace Productions

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- 2005.6926

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Credits Director: Stewart Main Director: Peter Wells Producer: James Wallace Associate Producer: Trishia Downie Director of Photography: Leon Narbey Writer: Stewart Main Writer: Peter Wells Editor: David Coulson Art Director: Shane Radford Music: Peter Scholes Cast: Jennifer Ward-Lealand , Kevin Smith , Lisa Chappell , Cliff Curtis , Michael Hurst , Kiri Mills Camera Operator: John Day Costumes: Glenis Foster Designer: Michael Kane Funding: New Zealand Film Commission Production Designer: Michael Kane;

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