17 year-old Joanna is cool, stylish and determined to start a new life as an art student in swinging London.

Seventeen-year-old Joanna is cool, stylish, and determined to start a new life as an art student in swinging London. Played with gusto by Genevieve Waite, Joanna indulges in the pleasures of casual sexual encounters, colourful daydreams, and an impromptu trip to Morocco with the wise and debonair Lord Peter Sanderson (wonderfully played by Donald Sutherland). But when Joanna falls in love with Gordon, from Sierra Leone, her life begins to get complicated.

Special features

  • Road to Saint Tropez (1966, 31 min): Sarne’s debut film, an anti-travelogue starring Udo Kier, Melissa Stribling, and Gabriella Licudi.
  • Death May Be Your Santa Claus (Frankie Dymon Jnr, 1968, 37 min): an experimental examination of an interracial relationship in late 1960s London.
  • Interview with Mike Sarne (2010, 16 min, DVD only).
  • Joanna, Mike Sarne’s novel based on the film, presented as a downloadable PDF.
  • Fully illustrated booklet.

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      English for the hard-of-hearing

    • Original aspect ratio


    • DVD region

      • 2 Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories

    • Blu-ray region

      • B - Includes most European and Middle-Eastern countries, all of Africa, Australia and New Zealand

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