Marvel, a Jakarta Boy

Australia, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours. Indonesia”.
A day in the life of a 14 year old boy. Marvel comes from a migrant Minangkabau family, seeking a new way of life in the busy city of Jakarta. He sells rice cakes to the taxi drivers outside the tourist hotels. His father is a middle man in a small “Pasar”.

Credits

director

Keith Gow

producer

John Morris

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31284

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Child labor

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Child labor - Asia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - Asia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child labor

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child labor - Asia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childhood

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Family - Asia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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