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National Film Board of Canada - Illegal Abortion

DIRECTED BY - Robin Spry


A dramatization that illustrates the situation of a young couple, particularly of the young woman, faced with an unwanted pregnancy and desiring an abortion forbidden by law. The film portrays her dilemma from the time the pregnancy is confirmed by her doctor to the harrowing moments in a back room where it is terminated by an illegal practitioner. For adult audiences.

Film Info

RUNTIME - 25 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1966

COUNTRY - Canada

LANGUAGE - English


Robin Spry


Guy Glover


Frank Heron


Ken James


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