Greg

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Why can’t they be like we were?”.
An exploration of the lifestyle of a middle-class family in an affluent suburb and the family’s attitudes to success, competitiveness, and the raising of children. Greg attends an independent school whilst his younger brother, Richard, attends a government high school. An important theme in the film is the extent to which Greg is making, or is able to make, autonomous decisions about his own life.

Credits

director
producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Group of items

Why can't they be like we were?

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31084

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Autonomy in adolescence

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Autonomy (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Decision-making

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

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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