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Chase That Dream

Australia, 1979 (MIFF 1991, Retrospectives)

Director: Ken Cameron

Ken Cameron's direction makes it hard to tell the difference between drama and the realism of a young couple struggling to get their own home. Sponsored by the Department of Housing and Construction this is die first of a three part series, the others being Chase that Dream - four months later, and Chase that Dream four years later.

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