14min, HD, short film, 2017. Shot in Australia.

Without Consent weaves a personal story about forced adoption with a visually stunning journey through Australian landscapes.

Without Consent weaves a personal account of a young woman who was the product of forced adoption in Australia in the late nineteen sixties. It recounts the legal climate that outcast young unmarried women who were pregnant during these years, the social taboo and abuse they endured and stories they hid.


Writer/Director/Producer/DOPDiane Busuttil
Camera Diane Busuttil and Gregor Hose
EditorsAbigail Portwin and Micheal Baber
Composer / Sound Designer Maria Alfonsine
Voice Recordists Nick Molteno and Maria Alfonsine
Post Production Michael Baber


Revelations Film Festival, Perth, WA