Hassles

Australia, 1977

Film
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One of three films as part of the National Drug Education Program which takes an in-depth view of drug addiction in the day-to-day lives of ordinary people. The central character is a teenage boy who found the courage to give up heavy marijuana smoking. His motive was simply the challenge itself, but the price of his success is rejection by his lifelong friends and associates who accuse him of simply substituting one source of stimulation for another. Photography by Dean Semler. (See also ‘Thirst’ [012683] and ‘All in the same boat’ [012758].)

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

producer

Robin Hughes

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:09:27:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31203

Language

English

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction in youth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenagers

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social interaction in youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Peer pressure

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

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

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

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

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Skateboarding

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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