Private and confidential

Australia, 1983

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It was the first time a boy had kissed me. I felt as though I was reeling, soaring drowning-all at once, I gave myself completely to his lips! So thinks the teenage heroine of this in-depth look at True Romance Comix. The stage is set for Joan’s undoing. Useful for exploring popular culture, sexism and melodrama. Winner, Diploma of Merit, Melbourne Film Festival, 1984.

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Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School



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