George and Toula

Australia, 1978

Film

Episode of Series “Our multicultural society”.
A portrait of a marriage within the Greek community. George is Greek-born and Toula second-generation Australian. Toula has had a tertiary education and works in social services. She experiences much greater ambivalence about the traditions in which she was raised than her husband. The film is designed to show how an ethnic community shapes the lives of its members.

Last on display

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Credits

writer

Debby Kingsland

director

Debby Kingsland

producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31125

Languages

English

Greek

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Greeks - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnic groups

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Greeks - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Minorities

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Multiculturalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Marriage

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Married people

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

People → Women - Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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