Malpractice

Australia, 1989

Film
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Malpractice is an emotional portrayal of a family’s efforts to come to terms with the result of medical malpractice; and a mother’s need to find out the truth. While most of the characters in this dramatic docu-drama are portrayed by actors, some hospital staff play themselves. The members of the legal profession are all practising solicitors and barristers. The findings of the tribunal are not scripted, but determined by the presentation of the case.

Credits

producer

Tristram Miall

Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324719

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Law

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Malpractice

People → Thompson, Pat

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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