Five hundred Australians were killed in combat in Vietnam. Four hundred and seventy Australian veterans have committed suicide since returning. Based on actual events, this drama tells the story of Paula Voltz whose husband, a Vietnam veteran, hanged himself at Christmas 1980. Winner 1987 Awards, Sydney Film Festival, Montreal Film Festival, ATOM, AFI.
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