Stations

Australia, 1983

Film

A story, set in Brisbane in 1953, about a young woman who falls in love and becomes pregnant. What follows is a painful and deliberate account of women’s resilience in the face of the dilemmas and social constraints of Australia in the fifties. Stars Noni Hazelhurst and Tim Burns.

Credits

director

Jackie McKimmie

co-producer

Jackie McKimmie

Trevor Hawkins

Language

English

Duration

00:23:12:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33712

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brisbane (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Single parents

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social isolation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social norms

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social role

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women's rights

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social role

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women's rights

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

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

History → Australia - History - 1945-1965

History → Women's rights

Places → Brisbane (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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