All in the same boat

Australia, 1977

Film
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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)

Credits

director

Debby Kingsland

producer

Robin Hughes

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31133

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Side effects

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medication abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tranquilizing drugs

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Drug use

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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