Tender hooks

Australia, 1988

Film
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Mitch’s career as a hairdresser is nearing an end, but she remains optimistic and energetic. She meets Rex, charismatic, homeless and involved in schemes that result in his imprisonment. Mitch’s love for Rex survives his stay in prison, but when he escapes from custody, she is forced to confront the reality of their relationship and assume responsibility for her own future. Cinematography by Ray Argall. Cast includes Jo Kennedy, Nique Needles, Anna Phillips, Robert Menzies and John Polson.

Credits

director

Mary Callaghan

producer

Chris Oliver

production company

Tru-Vu Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35385

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Crime films

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Prison films

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Prisons

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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