For better, for worse

Australia, 1988

TV show
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
Many Australian men go to the Philippines in search of a wife as marriage to an Australian is considered an escape from a poverty-stricken future by many Filipinas. This program interviews some of these women and their husbands who live in and around Darwin about their expectations and their lives since. Those interviewed have enjoyed successful marriages, but there are are others who have not been so lucky.

Credits

producer/director

Sally Ingleton

production company

SBS-TV

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37684

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Intermarriage

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Intercountry marriage

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Intermarriage

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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