Passiona

Australia, 1988

Film

Cathy was a shy, awkward nine year old with a crush on her school teacher, Mr. Wright. Ten years later, as an attractive nineteen year old, Cathy meets him again at her cousin’s birthday party. He develops an interest in her and her memories of him are stirred. Through her romantic childhood eyes, she relives school days. As the night progresses, however, she faces the reality of her teacher and the deceptions wrought by both passion and memory.

Credits

producer

Fiona Cochrane

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300190

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

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

Romance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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