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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.

Enjoy a meal at Bellbird Dining & Bar after the film. 
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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.

Event Information

LocationCasula Powerhouse
Arts Centre

Duration100 mins

CostFree admission


Phone02 8711 7123

Emailreception@casulapowerhouse.com

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