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An Angel at My Table
Release Date: September 20, 1990
|Production Companies||:||Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Television New Zealand|
|Producers||:||Diana Rowan, John Maynard, Bridget Ikin|
|Writers||:||Janet Frame, Laura Jones|
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.