Mirror Images looks at domestic violence and alcoholism in an Aboriginal family.
The film is a short drama that captures the story from the angle of the abuser then within this situation explores the emotion and reasoning behind why he abuses his family.
"I was looking in the mirror the other day and I saw him… I saw the wreck that he had become and then I saw Jimmy."
"A boy's innocence is torn between his mother and father. A mother's love for her family is torn between her son's future and husband's present. A father's past has torn him from his family. "
- Aaron Pedersen
- Release dates
- 2001 - Australia
- Best Film - 2001 RMIT Video Production Awards Best Film - 'Love your work' Open Channel Film Competition Best Film - 'Altered States' Mushroom Pictures film competition
Other films by Daniel King:
- Identity (1999)
Mirror Images aimed to raise the awareness to the issues and the causes and affects pertaining to domestic violence not only within Indigenous families and to provide the opportunity for the film to be used as an educational tool within both the Indigenous and wider community.
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Other films by Daniel King
- 2000The Opportunists
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