The Career escalator

Australia, 1982

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Human Face of Japan”.
We meet Yuichi, a ‘ronin’ student studying for his final entrance exams to a top university, and Oka, a senior executive at Mitsubishi. The intense competition and unique processes of commercial life and the structure of the Japanese education system from kindergarten to tertiary level are featured in this film. Narrated by Peter Gwynne. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Gil Brealey

production company

Australia Japan Foundation

Film Australia

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Appears in

Human Face of Japan

Group of items

Human Face of Japan

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32749

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Commerce

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Japan

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → City and town life

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Japan - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Youth - Japan

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → City and town life

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Commerce

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Japan - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Japan

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Students

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Japan

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Competition (Psychology)

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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