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The Films of Gillian Armstrong

by Felicity Collins

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Published by Damned Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film & Video - Reference,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Cinema/Film: Book

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12107406M
    ISBN 101876467037
    ISBN 109781876467036

    The films of Gillian Armstrong by Felicity Collins (Book); Unfolding Florence: Year 12 Advanced English module B: critical study of literature by Emily Bosco (Book); Australian film maker Gill Armstrong: talks with Michael Carlton (Visual) Gillian Armstrong took up the challenge, and the resulting film is a handsome, atmospheric attempt but overall doesn't work unless you have knowledge of the book to flesh out the characters and motivations. The production design is gorgeous - the recreations of an ascetic community in Cornwall and then the burgeoning colony of Victorian  › Movies & TV › Movies.

    Played by then unknown Jo Kennedy in her debut role, Jackie Mullens is the lead character in Gillian Armstrong’s rock musical extravaganza Starstruck – the film maker’s second feature   Director Gillian Armstrong: some notes on a brilliant career Gillian Armstrong’s debut My Brilliant Career was the first Australian feature to be directed by a woman in nearly half a century and set the path for an outstanding international career. As she looks forward to a festival screening not just of her own films but daughter Billie Pleffer’s graduating film from the Victorian College

    Armstrong followed this success three years later with Oscar and Lucinda, an adaptation of the Peter Carey novel of the same name. Starring Ralph Fiennes and a then-relatively unknown Cate Blanchett as two misfits who fall in love in 19th-century Australia, the film was a model of strong production values and stellar performances, but received   Directed by Gillian Armstrong. With Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb. A young independent woman who lives with her grandmother and aunt in the countryside rebels against being pressured into marriage and chooses to solely focus on having a career as a writer. Nevertheless, two suitors propose to ://


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Get this from a library. The films of Gillian Armstrong. [Felicity Collins] -- "Felicity Collins has long been one of Australia's most perceptive, rigorous and exciting film analysts. Here, she brings the films of Gillian Armstrong alive in a timely, poetic and genuinely The Films of Gillian Armstrong Paperback – September 1, by Felicity Collins (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, September 1, "Please retry" —  › Books › Humor & Entertainment › Movies. “The films of Gillian Armstrong have regularly been noted for their rebellious, strong, independent heroines”, Felicity Collins wrote, and Mrs Soffel is no exception, leaving her husband, children and prison duties for a wild adventure.

Boyd’s camera work is typically fluid and features unmotivated pans across detail and texture of the A list of 10 films compiled on Letterboxd, including My Brilliant Career (), High Tide (), Little Women (), The Last Days of Chez Nous () and Oscar and Lucinda ().

About this list: Gillian Armstrong’s My Brilliant Career is my favorite Australian movie. Time and again in my mind I think about what a terrific director she is, excelling in so many aspects of the :// Gillian Armstrong’s Little Women is less exuberant than Greta Gerwig’s superb new version, but it holds up: There are revolutionary impulses bubbling up beneath that stately, old-fashioned This was ‘70s cinema, and Armstrong doesn’t need to prepare the audience for a sweeping plot-twist that today’s audiences would most likely reject.

It remains one of the most beloved and much-admired Australian films of all time. Little Women () A book adaptation of the Gillian Armstrong is married with two daughters. Her husband has not been formally announced by her, however, there are suspicions that John is the one and only.

However, very few of them had the commitment to cinema that Armstrong and others had, and the films would be shown for a week or two, or not released at all.

After Armstrong’s   Based on Miles Franklin's semi-autobiographical novel, it's an unlikely love story set against the larger love story for Australia.

It kicked off the careers of Judy Davis and Sam Neill (touted at the time as a "thinking woman's James Mason"). I loved the book and Gillian Armstrong's film is so true to it.

One of my top 10 films of all time. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. D&D Beyond:Films_directed_by_Gillian_Armstrong. By ARMSTRONG: articles— Interviews in Cinema Papers (Melbourne), JanuaryMarch-AprilOctober Films in Review (New York), June-July Interview in Encore (Manly, New South Wales), 31 January "Gillian Armstrong Returns to Eden," an interview with A.

Grieve, in Cinema Papers (Melbourne), May Directed by Gillian Armstrong, the first female director to take on a full film adaptation, the version of Little Women is often the one fans hold most dear, and with good reason. Starring Winona Ryder as Jo and Christian Bale as Luarie, it's a delight and a comfort.

Ryder's interpretation brought a warmth to soften Jo's sharpness, and   Gillian Armstrong's Top 5 Films View Posted on: 31/08/ With a film career spanning over 40 years locally and internationally, award-winning Australian film and documentary director Gillian Armstrong discusses her career and shares her top five favourite films of all :// Armstrong's work should have resulted in a highly regarded career.

Instead, she plays on the sidelines. "My Brilliant Career" But given Armstrong’s history of flawed, complicated women leading her stories, it’s difficult to watch any number of her films and walk away unable to see some of the best and worst aspects of yourself reflected :// As unpredictable as youth, and told with rare gentleness, director Gillian Armstrong's film of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women (adapted by Robin Swicord) merits strong consideration in the pantheon of great literary adaptations.

Armstrong's effort is the second filming of the book, following George Cukor's effort starring Katharine   Like Turner and Campion, Armstrong makes films that resist easy categorization as either "women's films" or Australian ones.

Her films mix and intermingle genres in ways that undermine and illuminate afresh, if not openly subvert, filmic conventions—as much as the films of her male compatriots, like Peter Weir, Bruce Beresford, or Paul :// /armstrong-gillian. Book a film for my cinema. Find out about international touring programmes.

Explore film & TV. In this section. Gillian Armstrong. interviewee. The Little Picture Show[21/03/95] interviewee. Little Women. Directed by. Films, TV and people. Film lists and highlights from BFI Player. More :// Gillian Armstrong () 8 mins – G. Armstrong’s breakthrough student film is a whimsical, surreal vision of everyday life and suburban boredom.

Both films courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive, Australia. pm CERTAIN WOMEN: THREE FILMS BY GILLIAN ARMSTRONG Gillian Armstrong () mins – Unclassified 15 + Explores how Armstrong’s films re-work conventions about literary adaptation, biography and realist storytelling Examines Armstrong’s work in light of new media scholarship and philosophies, including feminist cinematic ethics Situates Armstrong’s achiev.

Gillian Armstrong. Gillian Armstrong Menu Search My Account. Edinburgh University I first heard about Oscar-winning costume designer Orry-Kelly when I read Bette Davis’s great autobiography Motherthat was actually a biography by Whitney Stine but Davis’s words appear throughout the book in red ink as she corroborates or refutes anecdotes about her career and adds delicious details including many about her close friendship and working relationship with Search result for gillian-armstrong: Sex Work and the New Zealand Model(), Les Quatre Filles Du Docteur March/Avec Le Film De Gillian Armstrong(), Little Women(), Ranger;Every Dog His Day Usa(), The Films of Gillian Armstrong: the Moving Image(), ERHART GILLIAN ARMSTRONG().

As such, I watched every adaptation of the book, of which there have been many, seven to be exact. The earliest was made in and the latest was made in Gillian Armstrong’s Little Women was always my favorite. Why, you may well ask? Well, for a number of reasons.

Winona Ryder (nuff said).Watch truly great cinema. Right now. Wherever you are. With no ads. Ever. Cult, classic, and independent films. A new film every day. 30 hand-picked, award-winning films every month. Stream Now. Watch Offline. Start your free 7 day trial, ://?cast_member_credit=director.The Last Days of Chez Nous rewatched – emotions laid bare with a steady, sympathetic hand Gillian Armstrong gives strength and honesty to a study of the dying stages of a marriage, with a clear