NFSA Restores: Radiance (1998)

Title:
NFSA Restores: Radiance (1998)
NFSA ID:
393464
Year:
1998
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and/or audio of deceased persons
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The NFSA has completed a full digital restoration of Radiance (1998). 

In the film Radiance, based on the 1993 Louis Nowra stage play, three sisters reunite for the funeral of their mother after having not seen each other for an extended period of time. They are forced to confront their mother's legacy of half-truths, unfinished business and family secrets.

Radiance is a significant Australian film, being Rachel Perkins' first feature and only the second film directed by an Indigenous woman, after Tracey Moffatt's BeDevil (1993). It boasts a powerful female cast including Deborah Mailman, Rachael Maza and Trisha Morton-Thomas. 

Producers:
Ned Lander, Andrew Myer
Director:
Rachel Perkins
Production Company:
Eclipse Films
Screenplay:
Louis Nowra
Cast:
Deborah Mailman, Rachel Maza, Trisha Morton-Thomas