Half a Chance

Australia, 1984

Film

A collection of dramatised case studies of young offenders on probation. Both the probationer and the probation officer talk about the problems and advantages of this type of supervision.

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Collection

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Credits

production company

Seven Dimensions

Film Victoria

producer

Eve Ash

director

Ted Robinson

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016740

Language

English

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Probation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquents

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Probation

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

Short films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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