All in the same boat

Australia, 1977

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One of three films as part of the National Drug Education Program, this is a documentary on drug dependence in the daily lives of ordinary people. The central character of this film is a suburban housewife, Barbara, in her early twenties. She finds the dreary unchanging routine of her daily life very difficult to accept and the drug Valium has become part of Barbara’s daily life. Photography by Dean Semler. (See also “Thirst” T/C 012683 and “Hassles” T/C 012851)

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Credits

director

Debby Kingsland

producer

Robin Hughes

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1977

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