Swinging the broom

Australia, 1980

Film
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An elderly street sweeper, who has grown tired of his supposedly nagging wife, seeks relief from her by meeting the young woman he sees on his cleaning round. Ending up badly beaten, after his intentions have been misunderstood by one of the women, he arrives home to discover a caring wife. They make up and his misguided ways appear over. But are they?

Credits

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

producer

Andrew Wiseman

Duration

00:09:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015568

Language

English

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Relationships

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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