Captives of care

Australia, 1981

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A dramatic reconstruction of events which occurred at “Leumah”, a residential institution for physically handicapped adults, during 1973. Tells of the residents’ struggle to gain a measure of autonomy, and the obstacles which were put in their way. Adapted from the book “Captives of Care” by John Roarty. Cast includes: Julieanne Newbould, Pat Thomson, Kay Taylor, Phillip Hinton, Tony Ward and John Roarty.

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