|Directed by||George Ogilvie|
|Written by||Bob Merritt|
|Music by||Chris Neal|
|Edited by||Richard Francis-Bruce|
|Distributed by||Greater Union|
|Box office||A $14,000 (Australia)|
Short Changed is a 1986 Australian film directed by George Ogilvie based on a script by Bob Merritt who described it as a "black/white Kramer vs Kramer ".
Merritt started working on the script in 1981 and wanted to direct himself. However he was worried about getting the project financed with him as director and instead decided to work with George Ogilvie, who had directed Merritt's play The Cake Man in 1976.
The film was partly funded by the New South Wales Film Corporation. Shooting started in April 1985 and went for seven weeks. There were some technical problems making the movie which held up its release.
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