Traps

Australia, 1985

Film
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A film that is built around a simple narrative about the concerns of a reporter in public radio whose work takes her from the tele-room in March ‘83 when the present Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke came to power, to the biennial Labor Party Conference and through to the elections in Dec. ‘84. Traps throws up a host of questions and leads on the nature of power and politics.

Credits

producer/director

John Hughes

Language

English

Duration

01:39:35:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34212

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Politics and government

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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