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JUST OUT OF REACH

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1980, Programme 63)

Director: Linda Blagg

In a world of alienation, against a background of computers, surveillance and paranoia, Peter has found a way to survive: he keeps moving.

A contemporary drama portraying a young woman's conflicts with her parents; her love affair while still at school; her marriage to her former teacher; their subsequent separation, and the near disastrous effects on her life.

"Just Out of Reach is almost intolerably effective in capturing the murderous insecurity and depression which can grow in the silences of family life... should not be missed by anyone interested in recent Australian cinema."

Sydney Morning Herald.

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