Sylvia 1986

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Sylvia ★★½ 1986 (PG)

Biography of author/educator Sylvia Ashton-Warner, and her efforts to teach Maori children in New Zealand to read via unorthodox methods. David is a marvel. Based on Ashton-Warner's books “Teacher” and “I Passed This Way.” 99m/C VHS . NZ Eleanor David, Tom Wilkinson, Nigel Terry, Mary Regan; D: Michael Firth.