View a trailer of this DVD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTEMRTwzjiQ
Directed and produced by Catherine Gough-Brady
Debra Oswald writes about the abandoned and neglected child who then becomes the damaged adult searching to belong. She explores the child / parent relationship in Mr Bailey’s Minder and The Peach Season. Her youth plays, Dags and Skate, reveal the raw edge of teenage life, the moment when we discover the world isn’t fair. In the award-winning Stories in the Dark, humour and hope are placed against a backdrop of the horrors of war.
This film comes with a free study guide.
This 2 DVD set contains:
· A 34-minute filmed interview
· Ten ‘lesson-starter’ short films
· Teachers' notes
· Easy-to-use menus
Debra Oswald discusses the development of her ideas and themes, characters, dramaturgy, social and historical context, her inspirational sources and tips for young writers.
Running Time: 115 minutes
[main film: 34 mins]
The main film includes highlights from the lesson-starter films.
Telling the Story: The Plays of Debra Oswald
Ideas to Script
Script to Stage
Mr Bailey’s Minder
The Peach Season
Stories in the Dark
PLEASE NOTE: This DVD is protected by copyright - all rights reserved. It is illegal to purchase these products at the personal use price and use them as an educational resource. If you are buying for use in a school or university, please use the appropriate buyer types. Due to contractual restrictions we are only able to supply this title to the territories of Australia and New Zealand.
- Australia and New Zealand only
- 115 minutes
- Ronin Films