An Angel at My Table

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An Angel at My Table

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An Angel at My Table

Release Date: September 20, 1990

Year    :   1990
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Television New Zealand
Director    :   Jane Campion
Producers    :   Diana Rowan, John Maynard, Bridget Ikin
Writers    :   Janet Frame, Laura Jones
RunTime    :   158 mins.

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.

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