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Paul Morrison

Solomon and Gaenor

Edition 1999
105' - 1999 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Yiddish, Welsh, English
Director: Paul Morrison Composer: Ilona Sekacz With: Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies
Against a backdrop of racial tension and industrial unrest in the Welsh Valleys of 1911, “Solomon and Gaenor” tells the moving and passionate story of illicit love between a Welsh girl and a Jewish boy. Gaenor, born into a family of strict chapel-goers, falls for Solomon, a young door-to-door salesman, who conceals his Jewish identity from Gaenor and her family. The couple, from similar yet very distinctive worlds, fall helplessly in love. The odds are against them, however, as the outraged community in which they live conspires to destroy their fragile happiness.

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Paul Morrison


Ilona Sekacz


Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies


Paul Morrison

Director of Photography

Nina Kellgren


Kant Pan


Sheryl Crown

More information


Yiddish, Welsh, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom



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