The Admittance

Canada, 1968

Film
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Jan, an intelligent 32 year old, separated from her husband, has suffered a nervous breakdown and tried to commit suicide. She is not helped by a cliche-ridden mother, but a sympathetic and affectionate bond exists with her sister, Barb. After repeated attempts, Barb finally succeeds in having Jan admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment. The film deals with the issues of self-doubt and failure, the structure of the human personality and the whole area of family relationships.

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Credits

producer

Barrie Howells

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Patricia Watson

Duration

00:43:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1968

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