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Jose, a single father, talks about his experiences.
Series : Putting a Face to an Issue | Episode : 1 | Year : 1975 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Suzanne Baker
Director : Bob Kingsbury |
Single father Jose talking about hardship of parenting alone, being separated for nearly 4 years, Jose working as pest controller spraying building, photo of his three children, interview about receiving threatening letter, young boy changing baby as woman carer watches on, interview nun from Sisters of Charity about Jose's sons being put under care of convent, boy brushing young girl's hair, interview Jose about missing his boys, pan of books, interview about difficulty in meeting prospective new partner.
Access No. 136380 | 4 mins 54 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Boys in children's home guiding little girls up stairs and putting them to bed, interview single father Jose talking about wanting more for his children, photo of his three children, not finding work, trying to commit suicide, CU clapsed hands, his children being the only thing he has in life, two girls at small window, entrance to Sisters of Charity Convent, Jose leaving with his three sons, interview Jose about unfairness to men as single parents, not having any help, pan from window reflection to Jose and son looking out from ferry on harbour, CU holding hands, interview Jose about regretting things didn't work out, feeling lonely for so many years.
Access No. 136381 | 4 mins 39 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |