Hard knocks

Australia, 1980

Film
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A young girl, with a background of urban poverty and juvenile crime, attempts to become a fashion model. The hypocrisy and double standards of society are juxtaposed against the confusion and frustration she feels as she struggles to become part of a community that has no place for her.

Credits

production company

Andromeda Productions

co-producer

Hilton Bonner

Don McLennan

Duration

01:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324752

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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