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Absent Without Leave (1992)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

In the early days of the war against Japan, Ed marries his pregnant girlfriend Daisy just before joining up with the New Zealand army. Unfortunately for the young couple, Daisy suffers a miscarriage soon afterward. Ed, fearing for his ...See moreIn the early days of the war against Japan, Ed marries his pregnant girlfriend Daisy just before joining up with the New Zealand army. Unfortunately for the young couple, Daisy suffers a miscarriage soon afterward. Ed, fearing for his wife's health, decides he must take her back to her home, even though it means going off base without leave. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher See less
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Updated Dec 31, 1992

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1992 (New Zealand)

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65 cast members
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Craig McLachlan
James Edwards James Edwards   See fewer
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Katrina Hobbs
Daisy Edwards Daisy Edwards   See fewer
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Tony Barry
Peter Peter   See fewer
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Tony Burton
Constable Constable   See fewer
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Desmond Kelly
Daisy's Father Daisy's Father   See fewer
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Rebecca Hobbs
Daisy's Sister Daisy's Sister   See fewer
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Joan Foster
Daisy's Stepmother Daisy's Stepmother   See fewer
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Helen Moulder
Ed's Aunt Ed's Aunt   See fewer
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Stephen Lovatt
Wedding Soldier Wedding Soldier   See fewer
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Margaret Blay
Mrs. Edwards Mrs. Edwards   See fewer
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Danny Mulheron
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
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Robert Bennett
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Chloe Laing
Ed's Cousin Ed's Cousin   See fewer
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Peter Yule
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Stephen Hall
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Christopher Brougham
George (as Chris Brougham) George (as Chris Brougham)   See fewer
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Paul Shannon
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Tim Spite
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Clinton Ulyatt
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Patrick Smyth
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Gay Bissett
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Turei Reidy
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Keith Richardson
Railway Guard Railway Guard   See fewer
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Barry Sivern
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Lewis Martin
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Michael Haigh
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William Kircher
Sergeant Major Sergeant Major   See fewer
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David McKenzie
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Mark Hadlow
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Tim Gordon
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6 / 10 | 60 votes