An Angel at My Table 1990 PG

10.30AM Sat 23 Jul 2022 (2hrs 38mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Ticketed

SYNOPSIS

An Angel at My Table will screen from an archival 35mm print.

The film that firmly established Jane Campion as one of the key auteurs of the late twentieth century, An Angel at My Table is an adaptation of the memoirs of renowned New Zealand author Janet Frame. Divided into three sections covering different stages of Frame’s life – childhood, adolescence and adulthood – the film follows her through the difficulties of her childhood, her misdiagnosed mental illness and subsequent institutionalisation, and the period of burgeoning success she found upon her release. Campion’s film was the first New Zealand production to screen at the Venice Film Festival where it was met with significant acclaim and brought its star Kerry Fox to international prominence.

PG | Coarse language, sexual references and themes

CREDITS

35MM, STEREO, COLOUR, 158 MINUTES, NEW ZEALAND/AUSTRALIA/UNITED KINGDOM/USA, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: JANE CAMPION / SCRIPT: LAURA JONES / BASED ON THE AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF JANET FRAME / CINEMATOGRAPHER: STUART DRYBURGH / EDITOR: VERONIKA JENET / PROD CO: HIBISCUS FILMS, NEW ZEALAND FILM COMMISSION, TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND, AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, CHANNEL FOUR FILMS / PRINT SOURCE: NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE, CANBERRA / RIGHTS: FELIX MEDIA / SCREENING FORMAT: 35MM