Mum How Do You Spell Gorbatrof?

Australia, 1986

Film

A wonderful story that looks at the way one young Australian boy, Eamen Burke, pushes his capacity to speak up for himself in a world careering towards destruction. Eamen’s message is simple; “If people have the capacity to make bombs, then they should have the capacity to take them apart again - there’s so much beauty in the world that it would be a shame to spoil it”

Credits

co-producer

Ron Saunders

Film Australia

Duration

00:40:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017504

Language

English

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Peace

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Soviet Union - Politics and government

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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