The Resource Capitalist Drive

Capitalist Drive

Label
Capitalist Drive
Title
Capitalist Drive
Contributor
Subject
Summary
A very personal account of one family and its links across two continents and three generations, despite political divides. In Capitalist Drive, award-winning filmmaker Barbara Chobocky turns the camera on her own extended family to discover how ordinary people cope with social and personal upheaval. For 40 years, the conflict between capitalism and communism separated her parents and their children in Australia from relatives in Prague. Yet there are fascinating parallels between the challenges facing her enterprising cousins as they negotiate the first years of free-market democracy in the Czech Republic and the experiences of her father as a post-World War Two migrant to what he called "the wild west". Each faced a new world with high hopes for the future, embarking on similar quests for economic prosperity. But freedom proved to be a double-edged sword... Capitalist Drive looks at life in the aftermath of the historic changes that shook Europe in the 1940s and in 1989, and the struggles involved in starting afresh - no matter where you are. It uncovers stories of love and loss, dreams and disappointments, including a father's drive to succeed and the impact it had on those around him. And as we get to know these characters and their pasts, we discover shared passions and ambitions, including a rather eccentric attachment to cars. A Film Australia National Interest Program. Produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Penny Robins, Anna Grieve Producer: Barbara Chobocky (Producer), Damien Parer (Co-Producer) Director: Barbara Chobocky Writer: Barbara Chobocky, Jeff Bruer DOP/Cinematographer: Jeff Bruer Narrator/Presenter: Barbara Chobocky Featured People: Interviewees in order of appearance: Ottokar Macheck, Daniel Machek, Samuel Machek,Victor Chobocky, Daniel Machek, Micha Machek, John Chobocky, John Kmenta, Joyce Norman, Eva Har, Jiri Fabian
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2004
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
56
Technique
live action
Label
Capitalist Drive
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121745
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921955958
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121745
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Capitalist Drive
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1121745
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921955958
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1121745
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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