LADIES IN BLACK

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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.

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