Getting straight

Australia, 1987

Film
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A cinema verite style documentary that follows three people going through their last days in detoxification clinics prior to re-entry into the community. This program gives a clear insight into the treatment and philosophies of Alcoholics Anonymous in their dealings with alcoholics and drug dependent persons.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

01:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34578

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Cinema verite

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Rehabilitation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcohol counseling

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Alcohol

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Australia - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse counseling

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug addiction

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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