First mate

Australia, 1985

Film
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Clarrie and Lex are mutually supportive old mates. However, the onset of senility threatens and finally destroys their independence. Good performances and sensitive portrayal of problems of aged men.

Credits

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Duration

00:15:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34513

Language

English

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Old age

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged men - Health and hygiene

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Old age

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Senile dementia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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