On the loose: three stories about leaving school

Australia, 1984

Film

A trilogy about three teenagers seeking their independence in the outside world after finishing school. The three stories show the problems faced by a generation leaving school in the mid 1980s - boredom with school (“Exit Eddie Leech”), sexual pressures in the workplace (“Ring of Confidence”), and keeping a job (“Beginner’s luck”).

Credits

production company

New South Wales. Dept. of Health

producer

Lyn Norfor

director
Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017274

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work ethic

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Work ethic

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth - Employment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Youth - Employment

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Autonomy in adolescence

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Choice (Psychology) in adolescence

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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