Some babies die

Australia, 1985

Film
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An exploration of stillbirth and neonatal grief by sharing the experience of two families. One family, under the guidance of a specialised medical team, undergoes an unusual counselling process to help them resolve their grief more easily. They are encouraged to spend time seeing, holding and touching their dead baby. This is a film which questions our attitudes on death.

Credits

producer

Langdon Film Productions

Duration

00:54:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016985

Language

English

Subject categories

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Bereavement

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Death - Psychological aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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