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If Only (2003 - 2003)

Magazine program
10 episodes x 30 minutes

Series synopsis:

'If only’ we’d done or said something else, perhaps things would have turned out differently. That’s the premise of this documentary-style magazine program.

Curator’s Notes:

SBS made this series in association with Becker Entertainment. There are usually 4 or 5 stories in each program, some of them rather slight and some of them so strong they could have been hour-long documentaries.

Titles in this series

If Only – Series 1 Episode 10 2003

Three individuals tell their 'if only’ stories of missed opportunities. There’s a troubled girl who went to jail instead of being around her child as she was growing up and the father of a failed marriage who tried to create ...

If Only – Series 1 Episode 3 2003

A series of 'if only’ stories from a range of lives: a young single mother who found and then lost her birth mother, a woman who recalls the years of misery she suffered at the hands of the school bully ...

If Only – Series 1 Episode 5 2003

Three moving vignettes make up this program of lost opportunities. There’s one about a man who thought his problems of cloudy vision were an irreversible factor of old age when in fact he needed a simple cataract operation. There’s another ...