Absent Without Leave


1993

Brief Synopsis

Love story set during wartime in New Zealand, as two young people struggle with their commitment to each other.

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Location
Wairarapa, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand

Synopsis

Love story set during wartime in New Zealand, as two young people struggle with their commitment to each other.

Cast

Craig Mclachlan

Ed

Katrina Hobbs

Daisy

Tony Barry

Peter

Judie Douglass

Ella

Robyn Malcolm

Betty

David Copeland

Claude; Sergeant Cook

Chloe Laing

Ed'S Cousin

Jane Waddell

Ed'S Aunt

Ken Blackburn

Co

Danny Mulheron

Daisy'S Brother

Desmond Kelly

Daisy'S Father

Tina Cleary

Daisy'S Sister #1

Joan Foster

Daisy'S Stepmother

Margaret Blay

Ed'S Mum

Robert Bennett

Minister

Stephen Lovatt

Wedding Soldier

Rebecca Hobbs

Chris Brougham

George

Jed Brophy

Joe

Murray Keane

Nobby

Cameron Rhodes

Ted

Lewis Rowe

Abductor

Francis Bell

Paddy

Tony Burton

Police Constable

Matthew Sunderland

Paul

Michael Haigh

Matamata Cop

Stephen Hall

Corporal

Kevin Woodhill

Landlord

Mark Hadlow

Corporal Number 2

Jeff Boyd

Sergeant Instructor

Vivienne Labone

Manageress

Grant Edear

Guard Number 2

Patrick Smyth

Doctor

Clinton Ulyatt

Messenger

Lewis Martin

2nd Hand Dealer

Barry Sivern

Cattle Truck Driver

Keith Richardson

Railcar Guard

James Mclaurin

Station Soldier

Turei Reedy

Station Young Man

Brian Sergent

Dick

Tina Regtien

Jane

John Wraight

Tearoom Sailor

William Kircher

Sergeant Major Number 2

Peter Hambleton

Stowaway

Robert Roos

Tom

Tandi Wright

Tom'S Fiancee

Tim Gordon

Freedom Officer

Don Langridge

Peter'S Neighbour

Ross Jolly

Mc

Andrew Laine

Guard Number 1

Mark Spratt

Marine Corporal

David Yerex

Labourer

Gay Bisset

Nurse Number 1

Stephen Gledhill

Tearoom Man

Paul Shannon

Awkward Squad Number 1

Tim Spite

Awkward Squad Number 2

Gary Smith

Awkward Squad Number 3

Helen Cashin

Tearoom Teenager

Andrew Scott

Pilot

Tony Noorts

Dance Band

Andre Lavelle

Dance Band

Frank Simkin

Dance Band

Lewis Martin

Film Details

Release Date
1993
Location
Wairarapa, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 23, 1996

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1993

Began shooting March 23, 1992.

Completed shooting May 1992.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1993

Released in United States on Video July 23, 1996