Hot wheels

Canada, 1979

Film
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A story where two girls turn down two boys for more prosperous dates. In anger, the teenage boys steal a car and after a drinking session accidentally meet up with the girls. The drivers of the two cars challenge each other to a race. A fictional film, dramatising a situation where pride, alcohol and wheels combine with disastrous results.

Credits

director

Don McBrearty

producer

Beryl Fox

production company

National Film Board of Canada

McBrearty Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:26:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33895

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Drunk driving

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Drunk driving

Drama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Conduct of life

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drunk driving

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Alcohol use

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Conduct of life

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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