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The Screen Guide

The story of Laura, a lively intelligent tomboy who is sent to a classy Melbourne boarding school for ladies. The film is a vivid, often abrasive picture of the emergence of a very individualistic woman from an immature girl. Based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Henry Handel Richardson.

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Crew

Director
Bruce Beresford
Writers
Eleanor Witcombe
Producer
Phillip Adams

Cast

Susannah Fowles - John Waters - Barry Humphries - Hilary Ryan - Terence Donovan - Patricia Kennedy - Sheila Helpmann

Production Details

Production Completion
1977
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Southern Cross Films

Sales

International Sales
Nine Films and Television Pty Ltd

Selected Awards & Festivals