The Sailor's Return (film)

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The Sailor's Return is a 1978 British drama film directed by Jack Gold and starring Tom Bell, Shope Shodeinde and Elton Charles.[1] It is based on the 1925 novel The Sailor's Return by David Garnett. It was made by Euston Films.[2] The film concerns the ostracizing of a sailor and his black wife.


A sailor returns to his hometown to open a pub bringing with him his new black wife. Very quickly they find themselves ostracised by the community.



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