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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Waiting
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Waiting is an irreverent comedy of errors and expectations in which Claire, artist and mother-to-be, becomes the subject of a grand plan. In her isolated farmhouse in an idyllic bush setting, she awaits what she hopes will be the perfect home birth, while her three girlfriends (with their various men, children, and animals) converge from various directions to assist. The chaos that results is a far cry from the girls' reunion Claire had hoped for. In fact, nothing goes according to plan.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1991
Form: screenplay
    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1993 .
      Alternative title: Waiting : A Comedy of Errors and Expectations : The Screenplay
      Extent: 77p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0702225339 (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon UQP Screenplays University of Queensland Press (publisher), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1991 12992140 1991 series - publisher This series format includes a preface by the scriptwriter and an introduction by an academic commentator.

Works about this Work

Brazen Brides, Grotesque Daughters, Treacherous Mothers : Women's Funny Business in Australian Cinema from Sweetie to Holy Smoke Felicity Collins , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , November-December no. 23 2002; Womenvision : Women and the Moving Image in Australia 2003; (p. 167-182)
Contemporary Australian women filmmakers rework the romantic comedy genre to incorporate women and their experiences.
Two Aussie Battlers Dennis Bowers , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , Summer vol. 3 no. 2 1992-1993; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV ; The Last Days of Chez Nous Helen Garner , 1991 single work film/TV
Home Birth a Serious Business, Naturally Stan James , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 12 October 1991; (p. 6)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
Local Hero Delivers a Gem 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 June 1991; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
New Age Mumbo Jumbo Prodded Lynden Barber , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 March 1991; (p. 49)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
New Age Mumbo Jumbo Prodded Lynden Barber , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 March 1991; (p. 49)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
Local Hero Delivers a Gem 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 June 1991; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
Home Birth a Serious Business, Naturally Stan James , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 12 October 1991; (p. 6)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV
Two Aussie Battlers Dennis Bowers , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Tirra Lirra , Summer vol. 3 no. 2 1992-1993; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Waiting Jackie McKimmie , 1991 single work film/TV ; The Last Days of Chez Nous Helen Garner , 1991 single work film/TV
Brazen Brides, Grotesque Daughters, Treacherous Mothers : Women's Funny Business in Australian Cinema from Sweetie to Holy Smoke Felicity Collins , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , November-December no. 23 2002; Womenvision : Women and the Moving Image in Australia 2003; (p. 167-182)
Contemporary Australian women filmmakers rework the romantic comedy genre to incorporate women and their experiences.
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