My Brilliant Career (1979) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

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This is a classic Australian film based on Miles Franklin's novel. Young Sybylla Melvyn yearns to be a writer in the city. We see her writing at every possible opportunity. It appears she is poised to do so, when her family's fortunes turn. Despite this and even at the lowest of the low points in her young life, she is persistently courted by the dashing Harry Beecham (Neill). The story follows her struggle to have a writing career despite circumstances.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   writer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian


Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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