Wendy

Australia, 1977

Film
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Episode of Series “Growing Up”.
Wendy has her pregnancy terminated by abortion and the film reveals some of her reactions, her boyfriend’s and those of her mother to this situation. The film concludes with Wendy emphasising the importance of communications in teenage relationships. Cinemaphotography by Dean Semler. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

director

Jan Sharp

producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31077

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abortion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenage pregnancy

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abortion

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal communication

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal relations in adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sex instruction for teenagers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage pregnancy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Abortion

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenage pregnancy

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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