Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: My Brilliant Career

Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Humanities Quadrangle, L01
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

(Gillian Armstrong, 1979, 35mm, 100 mins) New print!

Judy Davis and Sam Neill star in Armstrong’s first feature, a portrait of an aspiring novelist in 19th-century New South Wales. The Australian New Wave classic received six AFI Awards and an Oscar nomination. “It’s hard to imagine a film filled with more quiet integrity, intelligent passion, realistic drama, and genuine entertainment” (Michael Blowen). 35mm print from the Yale Film Archive.

The “Treasures from the Yale Film Archive” series is presented with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.