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Titles tagged with ‘accident victims’

12 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

1940s

Into the Straight feature film – 1949

Australian horse breeder WJ Curzon hires British trainer Hugh Duncan and his playboy son Paul. Father and son are both attracted to JW’s daughter, June.

1950s

The Bones of Building sponsored film – 1956

This Waterside Workers’ Federation Film Unit production is a safety film for building workers, commissioned by the Building Workers’ Industrial Union.

1990s

Carcrash documentary – 1995

Plenty of emotion and trauma is on display when 26 people speak to camera about the road accidents they were involved in.

Alicia documentary – 1996

Alicia and her parents believe the family’s collective faith aided her recovery from a brain injury sustained in a car accident.

Errands of Mercy documentary – 1998

The observational material provides a real sense of the day-to-day life of ambulance workers, and their challenges.

2000s

Hey Sista! short film – 2001

A coming of age story about a girl who just wants to play basketball … and have straight hair.

Dynasties – The Rose Family television program – 2003

Leading Collingwood AFL player Bob Rose combined the will to win with a great humility, qualities rarely found today in our top sportspeople.

If Only – Series 1 Episode 5 television program – 2003

Vignettes of lost opportunity, including a man with cloudy vision, a musician convinced she would never play again and a ward of the state missing her mother’s love.

Ward 13 short film – 2003

This animated short is about the nightmare thrills and spills of a hospital patient.

Australian Story – With This Ring television program – 2005

Australian Story revisits remarkable couple the Shanns, two years after Gayle became entangled in a drilling machine on their property.

Look Both Ways feature film – 2005

Rather than having just one viewpoint, Sarah Watt’s hit debut explores the emotions of six major characters, all connected by a tragedy.

Bit of Black Business – Too Late short film – 2007

Ben arrives home late to find his wife not talking to him and his son ignoring him. His pleas for forgiveness fall on deaf ears, and he uncovers a shocking truth.