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Australian Cinema: My Brilliant Career


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continues a major season of films new to television. starring Judy Davis , Sam Neill
Sybylla Melvyn , born to poverty on an out-back farm, is determined to fulfil her life and have not just a career but a 'brilliant' one. This moving and dramatic love story follows her years of independence and the eventful writing of her autobiographically-inspired novel, which was published in Edinburgh in 1901. Screenplay by ELEANOR WITCOMBE based on the novel by MILES FRANKUN Produced by MARGARET FINK
(First showing on British television) Films: page 14


Unknown: Judy Davis
Unknown: Sam Neill
Unknown: Sybylla Melvyn
Play By: Eleanor Witcombe
Novel By: Miles Frankun
Produced By: Margaret Fink
Directed By: Gillian Armstrong
Sybylla Melvyn: Judy Davis
Harry Beecham: Sam Neill
Aunt Helen: Wendy Hughes
Frank Hawden: Robert Grubb
Mr McSwat: Max Cullen
Aunt Gussie: Pat Kennedy
Grandma Bossier: Aileen Britton
Uncle Julius: Peter Whitford
Mrs McSwat: Carole Skinner
Father: Alan Hopgood
Mother: Julia Blake

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Australian Cinema: My Brilliant Career

BBC Two England, 26 February 1984 22.20

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