Profile of a Problem Drinker

Profile of a Problem Drinker

| 29 min

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This short film is a telling portrait of the discourse about and treatment of alcohol addiction in the middle of the 20th century. In a fictional setting, the film examines the insecurities and inner motivations that cause the protagonist to lean on alcohol. His job and home life are threatened by his addiction, and the doctor to whom he finally turns explains the medical and other resources available to him.

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Profile of a Problem Drinker, Stanley Jackson, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Stanley Jackson
  • script
    Stanley Jackson
  • producer
    Tom Daly
  • camera
    Reginald Morris
  • sound
    Gary O'Neil
  • editing
    William Greaves
  • sound editing
    Stuart Baker

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