Guns and roses

Australia, 1990

Film
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After enduring years of constant physical and psychological abuse, Melody shot and killed her husband. This film examines the criminal justice system and the conspiracy of silence surrounding domestic violence, through interviews with Melody, her sister, her lawyer, a psychologist specialising in the effects of domestic violence and the supreme court judge who heard her case. Included is an interview with Phil Cleary, M.P. for Wills whose sister was killed by her partner.

Credits

director

Carole Sklan

co-producer

Helen Bowman

John Moore

production company

Open Channel Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

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