The Impossible dream

Czechoslovakia, 1983

Film
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An animated film without narration about a family which operates within traditional stereotyped roles where the woman is mother, housekeeper and wage earner while the man is wage earner only. Shows how the children imitate their parents in these sex roles. A useful discussion starter in the area of sex role stereotyping. Suitable for middle and upper primary and secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Kratky Film

producer

Peter Hollander

Duration

00:08:10:00

Production places
Czechoslovakia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017375

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Czechoslovakia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Gender roles in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Role playing

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stereotype (Psychology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Czech Republic

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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