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A film on unemployment and how it affects a family, as seen primarily through the eyes of a twelve-year-old. When Amy learns that she cannot go on a school field trip to Québec City, she is devastated. Eventually, however, Amy grows to realize that a lack of money does not mean a lack of love, and that her parents try to compensate in other ways. Other elements in the film include the strain a man's unemployment can place on husband and wife, and the tension it can create between parents and children. Part of a series of short dramatic films for children.

1985, 24 min 10 s

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Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
March 25 1987 to April 4 2087, San Francisco, USA

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Certificate of Commendation
A.T.O.M. Awards for Short Educational Films & Videos
June 1 to 30 1988, Melbourne - Australia