This time, next time

Australia, 1989

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This program reveals the alarming facts about the condition of Alcohol Related Brain Damage (ARBD) showing how it takes a comparatively small quantity of alcohol and a short amount of time to cause significant and irreparable damage to the brain. “This Time, Next Time” combines both documentary and dramatic filmmaking techniques and cleverly intercuts actual medical experts, brain damaged patients and their families, with dramatic sequences. Cast includes Nicholas Gledhill, Patrick Dickson, Michele Fawdon, Kate Fitzpatrick, Kerry Mack, Terence Donovan.

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