Pins and needles

Australia, 1980

Film
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An account of the emotional struggle of a 24 year old woman, Genni Batterham, who contracts Multiple Sclerosis and becomes a paraplegic in less than 18 months. The film examines the attitude and reactions of her parents, husband and society.

Credits

director

Barbara A. Chobocky

co-producer

Kim Batterham

Genni Batterham

production company

Documentary Films

Language

English

Duration

00:38:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31265

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Batterham, Genni

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Multiple scleros

People → Batterham, Genni

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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