Who killed Jenny Langby?

Australia, 1974

Film
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An award winning portrayal by director Donald Crombie of a suburban mother who is a victim of the pressures and pace of modern urban life. The domestic situation before and after her suicide are re-created for a dramatic examination of cause and effect. Docu-drama presented as an interview by Anne Deveson.

Credits

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

producer

John Morris

Duration

00:49:10:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012803

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family life surveys

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

History → Urbanization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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