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The Screen Guide

Using the 'real life' documentary style, this drama observes two years in the life of the Byrne family as they become involved in the complicated legal path that leads to a fully defended custody hearing in the Family Court. The Byrne family are played by actors, with real-life lawyers and members of the judiciary in the legal roles.

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Crew

Director
Ian Munro
Writers
Ann Charlton  Anna Grieve
Executive Producers
Tristram Miall
Dir. of Photography
Joel Wilton Peterson
Composer
Peter Best
Editor
Denise Haslem

Cast

Judith Stratford - Peter Browne - Michael Cudlin - Sheridan Murphy - Mary Acres

Production Details

Production Completion
1987
Genre
History and national identity
Production Company
Film Australia Limited

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