Gillian Armstrong

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My Brilliant Career
Sometimes it is the things that bind us, that truly set us free Sybylla Melbyn (Judy Davis) is the eldest daughter of an impoverished New South Wales farming family. Bold and determined, Sybylla dreams of succeeding as an acclaimed writer.…
The Last Days of Chez Nous
Nominated for 10 AFI Awards, THE LAST DAYS OF CHEZ NOUS is a potent drama set around the life of a family facing change. Beth (Lisa Harrow in an AFI Award winning performance) is a modern matriarch doing her best…
Starstruck
Jackie dreams of becoming a singing star and her cousin Angus thinks he has what it takes to be a successful manager. After a spot at the hip club in town fails to win Jackie any paying gigs, Angus enters…
Unfolding Florence - The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst
"Almost everyone thinks they know who I was and, of course, everyone thinks they know who killed me..." But what acclaimed director Gillian Armstrong reveals in this spirited and highly original documentary is that almost nothing about Florence Broadhurst was…
Love, Lust and Lies
In an Australian twist on the popular English film series 7 UP , director Gillian Armstrong has followed the lives of three Australian women: Josie, Diana and Kerry, since 1976. The landmark series began with her subjects at age 14…
Fourteen's Good, Eighteen's Better - (Seven Years On)
In 14's Good, 18's Better , Gillian Armstrong re-introduces audiences to Diana, Josie and Kerry - three 18-year-old women living in suburban Adelaide. The film is a sequel to Smokes and Lollies , which Armstrong made four years earlier when…
Not Fourteen Again
In 1977, Armstrong was commissioned by the South Australian Film Corporation to make a documentary about 14 year old Adelaide girls, Smokes and Lollies . It was her first paid job as director. "I think documentary filmmaking is very, very…