Lesley

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “The Law”.
A drama based on a real life story, about a runaway girl and an uncaring mother. The film explores the duties of parents to protect their children from danger. Examines the rights of magistrates and judges to control a child’s environment for what is seen to be the child’s benefit. Director of Photography: John Seale

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Elisabeth Knight

director
Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

The Law

Group of items

The Law

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012679

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Civil rights - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Emotional and behavioral difficulties in children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Law

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social work with children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Law - Australia - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child psychology

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children's rights

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Emotional and behavioral difficulties in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Parenting

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social work with children

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Emotional and behavioral difficulties in children

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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