An Angel at My Table Poster

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: September 20th, 2005

R|2 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Based on the autobiographical work of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, this production depicts the author at various stage of her life. Afflicted with mental and emotional issues, Frame grows up in an impoverished family and experiences numerous tragedies while still in her youth, including the deaths of two of her siblings. Portrayed as an adult by Kerry Fox, Frame finds acclaim for her writing while still in a mental institution, and her success helps her move on with her life.

Cast: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson, Melina Bernecker, Glynis Angell, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy

Director: Jane Campion

Genres: Biography

Keywords: Mother, Sister, Emotional, 1950s, Moving, Family, Father, Underdog, 1940s, 1980s, 1930s, Brother, Growing up, 1960s, 1970s

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