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George and Toula

George and Toula provide an insight into marriage within the Greek community.
Series : Our Multicultural Society Series 1 | Episode : 5 | Year : 1978 | Total Duration : 8.5 Minutes | Producer : Tom Manefield, Jan Sharp (Associate Producer)
Director : Debby Kingsland |
VS Greek community dance in hall, traditional band on stage. Toula being interviewed at home in flat talking about what she likes and dislikes about her Greek heritage, George joining in. VS George and Toula's wedding photo, Toula talking about the pressure to marry and her discomfort in both Greek and Australian cultures. CUs pair of budgerigars. High shots horse racing, VS George in stands with binoculars. VS bookies, totalisators, George placing bet, counting money. George at work welding and being interviewed about migration, work and Toula. VS around factory workshop. Toula and George arguing about whether she is too highly educated. Toula as worker's compensation officer addressing workers in canteen in English and Greek as they eat. Workers arguing in Greek. VS shots around the flat of artworks, books. Toula expressing her unhappiness. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148483 | 8 mins 18 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |