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Captives of Care

Australia, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Stephen Wallace

A dramatization of the story of some disabled people who band together to resist the oppressive over-care of the 'rehabilitation' hospital in which they live.

A new medium-length film by Stephen Wallace, director of Stir.

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