The Unlucky country

Australia, 1967

Film
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South Vietnam, a developing country facing the process of improving standards of living, health and education, against a background of constant dissension and war - the dual objectives to win a war and develop a country. Discusses the role of Australian Task Forces in establishing security and providing aid for civil development. Shows the work of the three medical teams.

Credits

director

Don Murray

producer

Denys Brown

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:28:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29950

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic assistance, Australian - Asia, Southeastern

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Vietnam - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Vietnam - Social Conditions

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical assistance - Developing countries

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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