Pre-occupied

Australia, 1985

Film
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Using the device of a film within a film, “Pre-occupied” explores the decision to have or not to have children, while at the same time examining the roles and responsibilities of the documentary filmmaker. Cast includes: Victoria Arthur, Sue Jones, Samuel Krum, Rebecca Botelor, Greg Carroll, Carolyn Howard, Howard Stanley and others.

Credits

producer

Trish Carney

production company

Victorian Women's Film Unit

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34612

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture journalism - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women in the motion picture industry

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Working mothers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Decision-making

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

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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