My mother was never a kid

United States, 1980

Film
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Victoria Martin is a thirteen-year-old, who is confused by teenagehood and adults. After a fall she finds herself back in 1944 when her mother was young. When she returns to modern times she realises that grown-ups were once teenagers and had their problems too. Based on Francine Pascal’s “Hangin’ out with Cici”. Suitable for secondary level.

Credits

director

Robert Fuest

co-producer

Franklin Getchell

Doro Bachrach

production company

Highgate Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32894

Subject categories

Adaptations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Mothers and daughters

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage girls

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers - Family relationships

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenage girls

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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