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Sue and Mario - The Italian Australians

Sue and Mario reflect on the hybrid lifestyle that has resulted from the marriage of two second-generation Australians of different ethnic backgrounds.
Series : Our Multicultural Society Series 2 | Episode : 8 | Year : 1979 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Jan Sharp
Director : Philip Noyce |
Italian radio program in studio. Old sepia photographs of generations of the Brighenti family. Colour photographs and video of Sue and Mario's wedding. Video footage of family working on farm. WS newly built house in dirt plot. Sue sending two small sons off on their bicycles to their grandmother's house nearby. CUs Sue rocking and singing baby daughter to sleep. VS Mario driving tractor through orchard. VS older man pruning rows of olive trees. VS home wine bottling. Separate interviews with Mario and Sue. Indoor bowls game followed by meal at long tables in club. Pool game. Church service in Italian. Sue cooking pasta with her mother-in-law, Mario at barbecue. Outdoor lunch. Sue loading dishwasher, track through house to pool room. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148187 | 12 mins 11 secs | 1970s | Griffith, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |