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Ladies in black

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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . On Loan . 21 Oct 2022
DVD - Adult   Double Bay . Available .  
DVD - Adult   Paddington . Available .  
DVD - Adult   Watsons Bay . Available .  
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Title Ladies in black [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : Distributed by Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia, 2018.
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (105 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Title from disc label.
Based on the novel 'The Women in Black' by Madeleine St John.
Creation Note Screenplay by Sue Milliken & Bruce Beresford ; directed by Bruce Beresford.
Performer note Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice, Rachael Taylor, Alison McGirr, Ryan Corr, Shane Jacobson.
Summary Note 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, Lisa, aged sixteen, takes a holiday job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goodes. There she meets the "ladies in black", when she is assigned to assist sales ladies Patty and Fay. Beguiled and influenced by Magda, the vivacious manager of the high-fashion boutique Model Gowns, Lisa is awakened to a world of possibilities. As she grows from a bookish schoolgirl into a glamorous and positive young woman, the impact they have on each other will change all their lives.
Target audience note Censorship classification : PG.
Language note In English. [CC] English Captions (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired). [AD] English Audio Description (Descriptive narration for the visually impaired).
Subject Female friendship -- Drama
Department stores -- Australia -- 20th century -- Drama
Stores, retail -- Australia -- 20th century -- Drama
Immigrants -- Australia -- 20th century -- Drama
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama
Feature films.
Historical films.
Coming-of-age films.
Romantic comedy films.
Added Author Beresford, Bruce, 1940- screenwriter, film director.
Ormond, Julia actor.
Rice, Angourie, 2001- actor.
Taylor, Rachael actor.
McGirr, Alison actor.
St. John, Madeleine, 1941-2006 The women in black.
Shelf Location DVD F LADI
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