Who is Sylvia?

Canada, 1957

Film
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This drama, dealing with the impasse of understanding that often arises between teenagers and their parents, depicts a young girl who has arrived at the age where the old rules no longer apply, where resentments run high against parental authority, and where the gang comes first. She is bewildered, yet intensely aware of the new sort of world into which she is heading. The film provides an insight into the inner motivations and conflicts of adolescent girls.

Credits

director

Don Haldane

producer

Julian Biggs

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:22:00

Colour

Black and White

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