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Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, a shy schoolgirl (Lisa) takes a summer job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goode’s. There she meets the 'ladies in black', who will change her life forever. Beguiled and influenced by Magda, the vivacious manager of the high-fashion floor, and befriended by fellow sales ladies Patty and Fay, Lisa is awakened to a world of possibilities. As Lisa grows from a bookish schoolgirl to a glamorous and positive young woman, she herself becomes a catalyst for a cultural change in everyone’s lives.

www.ladiesinblackmovie.com.au

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Bruce Beresford
Writers
Bruce Beresford  Sue Milliken
Writer of original material
Madeleine St John
Producer
Allanah Zitserman  Sue Milliken
Executive Producers
Bruno Charlesworth  Morris Ruskin  Ronald Zammit  Elissa Leonard  Jon Mak  Steve Rasnahoff  Joseph Mellicker
Dir. of Photography:
Peter James
Composer:
Christopher Gordon
Editor:
Mark Warner
Production Designer:
Felicity Abbott
Cast
Julia Ormond - Angourie Rice - Rachael Taylor - Alison McGirr - Vincent Perez - Ryan Corr - Susie Porter - Shane Jacobson and Noni Hazlehurst
Production Completion Date
2018
Genre
Romantic comedy
Production Company
Lumila Films Pty Ltd  Ladies In Black SPV Pty Ltd

Screen Australia Supported

  • Production support

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