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

director

Solrun Hoaas

producer

Trish Carney

production company

Victorian Women's Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34612

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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