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Gillian Armstrong: Australian Film Pioneer

Gillian Armstrong on the most famous Australian you've never heard of. #TheFeedSBS

Posted by SBS 2 on Thursday, July 16, 2015

When Gillian Armstrong burst onto the scene with her film My Brilliant Career she because the first Australian feature film director in over 50 years. She is a pioneer. She turned Cate Blanchett and Sam Neill into international names. She talks about her experiences with rampant sexism in the early days of her career, how far we've really come as an industry. She also explains why she resisted directing arguably her most famous film Little Women and she reveals the biggest bullshit artist in Hollywood