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.
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