NFSA Restores: My Brilliant Career – Adelaide
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. This film introduced two startling new talents to the Australian public - Gillian Armstrong and Judy Davis.
Introduction by NFSA Curator Jenny Gall.
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