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Selective memory : a life in film

by Sue Milliken

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Fascinating, readable, and sometimes witty, memoir by a producer of films over 40 significant years in the Australian film industry, from the 1970s to the present. For my full review, please see Whispering Gums: http://whisperinggums.com/2014/03/13/sue-milliken-selective-memory-a-life-in-fil... ( )
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This is a memoir about the Australian film industry, with inside stories about how films are funded and made, and the problems facing a producer. Sue met and worked with some unforgettable characters, including Sidney Nolan, George Johnston and Charmian Clift, Frank Thring, John Meillon, Graham Kennedy, John Hargreaves, Bryan Brown, Graeme Blundell and Barry Humphries. The book includes a number of black-and-white photos, and a foreword by well known director Bruce Beresford, who has worked closely with Sue. About the author: Sue Milliken is a past president of the Screen Producers' Association of Australia and was made a Life Member in 1991; she was a former Chair of the Australian Film Commission and served on the Film and Literature Board of Review. Sue has produced such films as The Odd Angry Shot (1979), The Fringe Dwellers (1985), Black Robe (1991), Sirens (1994), Dating the Enemy (1995), Paradise Road (1997) and Crocodile Dreaming (2007). She was awarded an AO in the 2008 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to the film and television industry.… (more)

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