Breaking point

Australia, 1980

Film
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Looks at mental breakdown and the treatment of mental disorders by presenting a dramatisation of 2 case studies : a young girl suffering from schizophrenia and a middle aged man who is depressive. Cast includes Marcia Deane-Johns, Leo Taylor, Barbara West, Wayne Bell, Shane Withington.

Credits

director

Brian McDuffie

producer

Justin Milne

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Newfilms

Language

English

Duration

00:51:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32472

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Depression, Mental

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychiatric hospital care

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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