Rabbit on the Moon

Australia, 1987

Film
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The story of a young Italian girl growing up in the Australian suburbs of the 70s, confused by the conflicting values of her classmates and those of her Italian family. She wonders about her relatives in Italy, acts as her parents interpreter and battles with being called a wog at school. Feeling like an outsider, she seeks solace in her pet rabbit, until the rabbit meets an untimely end. Winner of several awards including the AFI”S best short fiction.

Credits

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300785

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italians - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Emigration and immigration

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Italians - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Race discrimination

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

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