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Breaking Out

Directed by Brenda Longfellow
Canada, 1985 (documentary / fiction, 30 minutes, English)

Film Description:
"Based on interviews with women who have experienced marriage breakdown, Breaking Out is composed as a docu/drama with visual dramatizations of key situations. The character in the dramatizations is a real single mother, Carol Lalonde, who relives her experience of confronting bureaucratic indifference of state welfare and court institutions."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Brenda Longfellow, Glen Richards
Produced by: Aline Akeson
Film Editing: Glen Richards
Music: Arlene Mantle, Bruce Pellerin
Production Company: OTC Media

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