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.

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Credits

production company

McBrearty Film Productions

ONF | NFB

producer

Beryl Fox

director

Don McBrearty

Duration

00:26:22:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016595

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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