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My Brilliant Career

Late in the 19th century in the Australian outback everyone in a small farming community knows his or her place and what is expected. All except Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis), that is, a headstrong young woman who wants a career--an idea that shocks her fami… (more)

Released: 1979

Rating: G

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My Brilliant Career - Trailer
01:43 — A story charting the developing self-awareness of Sybylla Melvyn as she grows from an insecure tomboy to a self-assured woman. Sybylla wants to be a w (more…)
My Brilliant Career - Official Trailer
02:59 — This is the film that became a worldwide sensation and remains perhaps the most beloved and acclaimed romantic epic of all time! Oscar-nominee Judy Da (more…)
(Movie Clip) Mrs. Bossier's Granddaughter
The first shot with vegetation as Sybylla (Judy Davis), sent from her parents droughted farm, is greeted by Frank (Robert Grubb) then her grandmother (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dear Fellow Countrymen
The still-startling opening, to director Gillian Armstrong's first feature and Judy Davis' first film, set in 1897 Australia from the acclaimed novel (more…)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: G
  • Review: Late in the 19th century in the Australian outback everyone in a small farming community knows his or her place and what is expected. All except Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis), that is, a headstrong young woman who wants a career--an idea that shocks her fami… (more)

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