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Alex

Author: Tom ParkinsonPhil GerlachMegan Simpson HubermanKen CatranTessa DuderAll authors
Publisher: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Avoca Holdings, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic games in Rome. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Parkinson; Phil Gerlach; Megan Simpson Huberman; Ken Catran; Tessa Duder; Isambard (Firm); Total Film & Television (Firm); New Zealand Film Commission.; NZ On Air.; Australian Film Finance Corporation.
OCLC Number: 156755811
Language Note: In Englsih (Dolby stereo).
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Adapted from the novel by Tessa Duder.
Credits: Producers, Tom Parkinson, Phil Gerlach ; director, Megan Simpson ; screenplay, Ken Catran ; original music, Todd Hunter ; director of photography, Donald Duncan.
Cast: Lauren Jackson, Chris Haywood, Josh Picker, Catherine Godbold.
Target Audience: G - Suitable for general audiences.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD single sided, dual layered ; 1.33:1 widescreen ; encoded for region 4 ; PAL.
Responsibility: Isambard Productions and Total Film & Television, in association with New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, and Australian Film Finance Corporation.

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Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic games in Rome. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general.

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