Swimming

Australia, 1990

Film

Swimming is about the tug of the tide. In an effort to make sense out of the confusion, 12 year old Lee Johnson decides to make a movie of her life using her Dad’s home video camera. She confronts the sticky question of her identity and searches for answers in the cobwebbed corners of domesticity. Some things, it seems, are better left alone. She finds herself drawn, inevitably, towards an unwanted ending.

Credits

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36510

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Experimental

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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