FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MY BRILLIANT CAREER (1979)
21 Nov 2019 | 11.00am - 1.00pm
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.
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FILM: PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL: WELDI
3 Nov 2019
5.30pm - 7.15pm
A Tunisian middle-class couple with high hopes for their only son are devastated when they discover he's left to join ISIS in Syria.