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My brilliant career

Author: Gillian ArmstrongMargaret FinkEleanor WitcombeJudy DavisSam NeillAll authors
Publisher: [West Hollywood, CA] : Blue Underground, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc special editionView all editions and formats
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"Sybylla Melvyn struggles with the conflicts that we all have between ambition, family, love, and guilt in a most remarkable manner. Sybylla grows to understand that life is a series of trade-offs, and that no one can have it all, and that no one can please everyone. Simple yet universal themes told with charm, wit, and a vulnerability that allows us to get right inside of her character and to understand her"--IMBd.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Miles Franklin; Miles Franklin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Armstrong; Margaret Fink; Eleanor Witcombe; Judy Davis; Sam Neill; Wendy Hughes; Robert Grubb; Max Cullen; Aileen Britton; Peter Whitford; Patricia Kennedy; Nathan Waks; Miles Franklin; Blue Underground, Inc.; Margaret Fink Films (firm).
OCLC Number: 60546768
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Miles Franklin.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Credits: Director of photography, Don McAlpine ; film editor, Nicholas Beauman ; music, Nathan Waks.
Cast: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb, Max Cullen, Aileen Britton, Peter Whitford, Patricia Kennedy.
Description: 2 videodiscs (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 0, NTSC, widescreen 1.78:1/16:9; Dolby digital, 6.1 DTS-ES, 5.1 Dolby digital surround EX, Dolby surround 2.0, mono.; System requirements: PC with Windows 95 or higher; DVD-ROM drive is necessary to operate the enhanced features on disc.
Contents: Extras: Disc 1. Audio commentary with director Gillian Armstrong ; Theatrical trailers --
Disc 2. Interview with director Gillian Armstrong ; interview with producer Margaret Fink ; Cannes Film Festival premiere featuring star Judy David, director Gillian Armstrong and producer Margaret Fink ; The Miles Franklin story ; Poster & still gallery ; Teacher's study guide (DVD-ROM).
Other Titles: My brilliant career (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Margaret Fink Films ; screenplay, Eleanor Witcombe ; producer, Margaret Fink ; director, Gillian Armstrong.

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"Sybylla Melvyn struggles with the conflicts that we all have between ambition, family, love, and guilt in a most remarkable manner. Sybylla grows to understand that life is a series of trade-offs, and that no one can have it all, and that no one can please everyone. Simple yet universal themes told with charm, wit, and a vulnerability that allows us to get right inside of her character and to understand her"--IMBd.

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