Annie's coming out

Australia, 1984

Film
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A warm, moving film experience and a triumph of the human spirit, “Annie’s Coming Out” is based on the true story of Annie McDonald. Jessica Hathaway (Angela Punch McGregor) works at a hospital for handicapped children, and among her charges is Annie, a victim of cerebral palsy. Discovering Annie’s considerable intelligence, Jessica endeavours to prove this and must take her case to court in a battle against the establishment.

Credits

director
producer

Don Murray

production company

Film Australia

Duration

01:33:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300599

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Biographical

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Discrimination against the handicapped

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cerebral palsy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Discrimination against the handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped children - Care and treatment

People → Biographical films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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