FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MY BRILLIANT CAREER (1979)
21 Nov 2019 | 11.00am - 1.00pmBook Tickets
Presented by NFSA, Sydney Film Festival and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
NFSA Restores - reviving our cinema icons
During the drought of 1898, headstrong and vivacious Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis) dreams of escaping the drudgery of farm life for a career as a writer. On an extended visit to her aristocratic grandmother (Aileen Britton), she meets Harry Beecham (Sam Neill), a well-to-do grazier. Sybylla must decide if love will interrupt her plans for a brilliant career.
Producer: Margaret Fink
Associate Producer: Jane Scott
Director: Gillian Armstrong
Screenplay: Eleanor Witcombe (from the novel by Miles Franklin)
Musical Director: Nathan Waks
Production Designer: Luciana Arrighi
Director of Photography: Don McAlpine.
Cast: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Aileen Britton, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb, Max Cullen.
CostMovie tickets $10
Phone02 8711 7123
FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MABO LIFE OF AN ISLAND MAN (1997)
4 Jul 2019
11.00am - 1.00pm
This is a film about Eddie Mabo - the man whose name lives on in a High Court ruling which has forever altered Australian life.