Piece of cake

Australia, 1980

Film
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A dramatisation of two old friends who give each other support in dealing with the loneliness of old age. In the film, one of the two old men is expecting his married daughter back from overseas for Christmas and plans a splendid dinner. Unable to raise credit at the local shop to buy a goose, he persuades his reluctant old friend to help him “catch” one.

Credits

director

Mitch Matthews

producer

Pamela Vanneck

Language

English

Duration

00:25:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33798

Subject categories

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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