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Act of Necessity is an Australian 1991 television movie about a couple who believe their daughter's cancer is caused by chemicals.[1]

Act of Necessity
Directed byIan Munro
Produced byPamela Williams
Written byPamela Williams
StarringAngie Milliken
Mark Owen-Taylor
Wendy Strehlow
Music byNigel Westlake
CinematographySteve Windon
Production
company
Film Australia
Channel 4
Distributed byABC
Release date
8 May 1991
Running time
90 minutes
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish

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SynopsisEdit

A couple, Louise (Angie Milliken) and Ben Coleman (Mark Owen-Taylor), discover their eight-year-old daughter, Samantha (Loren Hewett), has leukaemia. But this is not the only case of cancer in this small country town in the cotton belt, where clouds of chemicals hang over the town and contaminate the water. The couple confronts government departments, chemical companies and the cotton growers.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p3

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