The Resource 14's Good, 18s Better : (Seven Years On), (electronic resource)

14's Good, 18s Better : (Seven Years On), (electronic resource)

Label
14's Good, 18s Better : (Seven Years On)
Title
14's Good, 18s Better
Title remainder
(Seven Years On)
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 14’s Good, 18’s Better, Gillian Armstrong re-introduces audiences to Diana, Josie and Kerry - three 18-year-old women living in suburban Adelaide. The film is a sequel to Smokes and Lollies, which Armstrong made four years earlier when the girls were 14. In this film, their current lives and views are counterpointed by flashbacks to their lives and expectations when they were 14. The footage is intercut, juxtaposing the pimply, rough-edged young teens with their more subdued, assured and scarred 18-year-old selves. At 14 the great fear was pregnancy. Just after Smokes and Lollies, Josie fulfilled all parental prophecies by becoming pregnant. At 15, she lay alone in the maternity ward, visited only once by her own disappointed father. “I had plenty of flowers, anyway,” she laughs. Josie rang the florists herself and ordered bouquets in the names of people she selected from the phone book. When she describes the weeks following the birth, spent in a furnished room with “no TV; just a clock, and it used to tick, all day long”, the image is as lonely and as lucid as anything Bergman ever devised. The film has a kind of black, wince-inducing wit as it contrasts the bold, free-thinking 14-year-olds with the constrained and authoritarian 18-year-olds, who are already planning regulations for their own offspring. A co-production of the Big Picture Company, M&L Pty Limited and Film Australia. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1981
Runtime
47
Technique
live action
Label
14's Good, 18s Better : (Seven Years On), (electronic resource)
Link
http://thomascranepl.kanopystreaming.com/node/88943
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1088942
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 48 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911510759
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
14's Good, 18s Better : (Seven Years On), (electronic resource)
Link
http://thomascranepl.kanopystreaming.com/node/88943
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1088942
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 48 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911510759
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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