The Way to independence

United Kingdom, 1960

Film
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An allegory in three parts illustrating the transition of children from dependence to independence from parental control. Over-protective, indifferent and ideal parents are shown as their child takes the vital steps “into the world”. The viewer is left to draw their own conclusions.

Credits

production company

Central Council for Health Education

Language

English

Duration

00:05:06:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30278

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Assertiveness in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child psychology

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Dependency in Children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Parenting

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child development

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child psychology

Literature → Allegory

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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