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Time Out says

An intelligent script, based on an anonymous autobiography, and charting the struggles of an independent woman in Depression-era Australia, gets an unfortunate sentimentalising gloss from Crombie's direction, which attempts to realign essentially tough-minded material with the prevalent trend to retro prettiness. Morse is fine as the abandoned wife who becomes a barmaid to support herself and her two kids, though her retention of plucky charm under her 'deviate' circumstances rings a little too good to be true.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Donald Crombie
  • Screenwriter:Joan Long
  • Cast:
    • Helen Morse
    • Takis Emmanuel
    • Kirrily Nolan
    • Jacki Weaver
    • Jack Thompson
    • Lynette Curran
    • Melissa Jaffer
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