LADIES IN BLACK
STARRING Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice and Rachael Taylor
RELEASED September 20 Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women’s liberation is about to change Australia forever, a shy schoolgirl takes a summer job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goode’s. There she meets the “ladies in black” – who’ll change her life forever. Beguiled and in uenced by Magda (Julia), the vivacious manager of the high-fashion oor, and befriended by fellow sales ladies Patty and Fay (Rachael), Lisa is awakened to a world of possibilities. As Lisa (Angourie) grows from a bookish schoolgirl into a glamorous and positive young woman, she herself becomes a catalyst for a cultural change in everyone’s lives.