During World War II on a South Pacific island, Navy nurse Nellie Forbush falls for a French plantation owner Emile De Becque. When Nellie leaves him because of her prejudice against his mixed race children, Emile goes on a dangerous military mission. Nellie begins to regret her feelings of prejudice and hope for the safe return of Emile.
Film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical. Huge musical numbers include I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair and There is Nothin’ Like a Dame.
This film is part of A Life More Ordinary - our selection of dementia-friendly film screenings. Open to everyone, these take place in a relaxed environment with lower sound, low-lighting and people free to come and go as they please. There will be an interval with tea and cake.