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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Jammed
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

After an accidental meeting at the airport, a bored insurance clerk is drawn into the world of illegal Melbourne brothels, illegal immigrants, and enslaved sex workers.

Notes

  • Further details of The Jammed can be found on the film's website: http://www.thejammed.com/

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Introduction : Screening Melbourne Sean Redmond , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , December no. 85 2017;
The Jammed Neil Mitchell , 2012 single work essay
— Appears in: World Film Locations : Melbourne 2012; (p. 116-117)
Excess in Oz : The Crazy Russian and the Quiet Australian Greg Dolgopolov , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Diasporas of Australian Cinema 2009; (p. 83-92)

'How are Russians portrayed in Australian cinema? In contrast to their proportionally small population and minor, non -cohesive multicultural grouping, there hove been numerous representations of Russians in Australian Films and television serials. These are exoticized images that use Russians as catalysts of narrative conflict and cultural excess. Russia occupies on ambivalent space in the Australian cinematic imagination: romantic, mysterious, dangerous, emotional and dramatic. It is imagery informed by literary classics, especially the psychological lavishness of Leo To!stay and the spiritual inordinateness of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. While there is a long history of Russian migration, there is a relatively recent record of the representation of Russians on Australian screens. Russians are not cast as villains in the same way that we come to expect from American cinema during the Cold War, nor are Russians portrayed as 'normal', assimilated members of a brood multi -ethnic nation. They are more often cast as exotic, passionate and radical, dangerous and excessive.' (Publication abstract)

Cultural Representation and Cultural Violence in 'The Jammed' Selvin Kwong , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Peril : An Asian-Australian Journal , January no. 6 2009;
Formidable Field in AFIs Race Michaela Boland , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 7 October 2009; (p. 15)
Home Truths of Prostitution Stuart Diwell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Tasmanian , 30 September 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of The Jammed Dee McLachlan , 2007 single work film/TV
Low Budget, High Class David Stratton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 September 2007; (p. 23)

— Review of The Jammed Dee McLachlan , 2007 single work film/TV
Sex Slave Shame Rammed Home Mark Naglazas , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 6 September 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of The Jammed Dee McLachlan , 2007 single work film/TV
An Awful Aussie Truth Snubbed by Hierarchy Rob Lowing , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 2 September 2007; (p. 18)

— Review of The Jammed Dee McLachlan , 2007 single work film/TV
Scary Revelations Erin McWhirter , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Daily Telegraph , 30 August 2007; (p. 8)

— Review of The Jammed Dee McLachlan , 2007 single work film/TV
Acclaim for Film That Nearly Didn't Hit the Big Screen Ron Cerabona , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 September 2007; (p. 4)
On the Dark Side 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 September 2007; (p. 4)
Stunned by Success Jim Schembri (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 7 September 2007; (p. 7)
Critics Save Sex Slavery Thriller Mark Naglazas , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 4 September 2007; (p. 6)
Jammed Release Is Not to Script Jim Schembri (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 17 August 2007; (p. 8)
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