Where Mrs. Whalley lives

Canada, 1966

Film
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A study of the conflict between generations that can arise despite the best efforts of everyone to avoid it. Mrs. Whalley is an aging grandmother who lives with her son’s family, and sometimes it becomes a strain to hide hurt and loneliness for the sake of harmony in her son’s home. Cast includes Maude Whitmore, Leslie Yeo, Doug Chamberlin, Jean Caval.

Credits

director

Graham Parker

producer

John Howe

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30417

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conflict of generations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Family - Social aspects

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conflict of generations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - Psychological aspects

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal conflict

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Relationships

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Conflict of generations

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Interpersonal conflict

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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