Serious Undertakings

Director: Helen Grace

Institute History

  • 1986 Sundance Film Festival


Serious Undertakings is a film about politics, culture and pleasure, calling into question everything that is stereotypically “Australian” from rugged (male) individualism to the iconography of landscape painting. It is a fascination and controversial film, shot through with wild references to Brecht, Eisenstein and Godard, feminism, child care and terrorism.

Screening Details


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