My Brilliant Career

Sensitive portrait of a woman destined to think outside the box, a free spirit that has made an indelible print on Australian cinema ” The Guardian

Presented by Friends of the National Film & Sound Archive (Melb. Chapter), TPH are thrilled to present the newly restored version of Jocelyn Moorehouse’s landmark film, MY BRILLIANT CAREER.

Growing up in the Australian outback, creative and headstrong Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis) dreams of becoming a famous writer despite long odds and the objections of her family. Forced by money problems to move in with her rich grandmother (Aileen Britton), she soon makes the acquaintance of a handsome landowner, Harry (Sam Neill), and wins him over despite their class differences. When Harry proposes, Sybylla must choose between romantic love an the brilliant career she craves.

100 MINS

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