They reckon a woman's world's just it and a bit

Australia, 1976

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Five housewives, living in a housing estate in outer Adelaide, tell how they organized a mutual self-help group to overcome the boredom, frustration and loneliness of living in suburbia.

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Credits

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

producer

Penny Chapman

director

Meg Stewart

Duration

00:24:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010794

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Suburbs

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Housewives

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-actualization (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-reliance

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

People → Women - Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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