Release Date: February 1st, 1980
DVD Release Date: May 31st, 2005
G|1 hr 41 min
Growing up in the Australian outback, creative and headstrong Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis) dreams of becoming a famous writer despite long odds and the objections of her family. Forced by money problems to move in with her rich grandmother (Aileen Britton), she soon makes the acquaintance of a handsome landowner, Harry (Sam Neill), and wins him over despite their class differences. When Harry proposes, Sybylla must choose between romantic love an the brilliant career she craves.
Director: Gillian Armstrong
Production Co: Greater Union Organisation (GUO)
Distributors: Analysis Film Releasing Corporation