Flo and Marianna: a matter of language

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Our multicultural society”.
Depicts the plight of aged migrant people living alone. In Marianna’s case, Flo, the Australian next door - “takes her up”, showing her own attitudes towards migrants in the process. Credits include: Camera by Tony Wilson; sound by Rodney Simmons.

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Credits

producer

Tom Manefield

director

Linda Blagg

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:09:20:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Group of items

Our multicultural society

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

003829

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pluralism (Social sciences)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Language and languages

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aging

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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