My Brilliant Career

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 100 mins

In Theaters: Friday 17th August 1979

Distributed by: Westchester Films

Reviews 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Fresh: 13 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 7.3 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Sam Neill as Harry Beecham, Robert Grubb as Frank Hawdon, Aileen Britton as Grandma Bossier, Peter Whitford as Uncle Julius, Patricia Kennedy as Aunt Gussie, Alan Hopgood as Father, Julia Blake as Mother, David Franklin as Horace, Marion Shad as Gertie, Aaron Wood as Stanley, Sue Davies as Aurora, Gordon Piper as Barman, Judy Davis as Sybylla Melvyn, Max Cullen as Mr. McSwatt, Wendy Hughes as Aunt Helen

My Brilliant Career Movie Review

Gillian Armstrong recruits a young Judy Davis, Sam Neill, and beloved Scottish book for this odd little cult favorite, a story about a woman who has to choose between her "brilliant" career and the various men in her life. Davis is charmingly cynical in the film, and Neill's a winner, but ultimately this period piece gets so caught up in its own cleverness and wannabe shock that it comes off as trite.


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