Age before beauty

Australia, 1980

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Shows older women involved in a variety of activities including exercise classes and dances. Shows them undertaking “alternative” health treatments such as chiropractry and acupuncture. Exposes the negative stereotyping of older women and investigates women’s fear of the aging process.

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Sydney Filmmakers Co-operative



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