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Women Break Out

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1981, Women and the Home)

Director: Erika Addis

A documentary-drama which depicts women taking control of their own lives in the context of a women's refuge One group of residents and workers talks about their experiences at Halfway House and the functioning of the Collective.

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