It's a business doing pleasure

Australia, 1990

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An intelligent look at prostitution, focusing on sex workers, Vicky and Gillian, two of the thousands of women working in the sex industry in Victoria. They work in one of Melbourne’s legal brothels and give a detailed explanation of the practicality of their work, of which sex is only one component. Vicky and Gillian earn more than women in low skill jobs, but experience none of the benefits of other wage earners. Also covers the work of the Prostitutes’ Collective of Victoria.

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Credits

director

Sharon Connolly

producer

John Moore

production company

Open Channel Productions

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302654

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-1 Digital File - 2MB Rate; Copy

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