27 A

Australia, 1973

Film
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A seminal work, one of the first quality productions after the rebirth of Australian film in the 70’s. It is the true story of a man locked in a mental asylum and held there until he can prove his eligibility to be released.

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Credits

producer

Haydn Keenan

director

Esben Storm

Duration

01:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324063

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Institutional care

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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