My Brilliant Career

Australia, 1979

Film
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Based on the novel, “My Brilliant Career” by Miles Franklin, this is the story of Sybella Melvyn, a sensitive, passionate young woman who leaves the countryside in search of an artistic future. She develops a relationship with landowner Harry Beecham, but is faced with making a decision between less-than-perfect love and independence. Starring Judy Davis and Sam Neill.

Credits

producer

Margaret Fink

production company

New South Wales Film Corporation

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35171

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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