Paradise Road | 122 min | Drama | 1997 | Australia | Director: Bruce Beresford

Set in World War II in Sumatra Indonesia, a group of European women imprisoned by the Japanese seek solace from the horror of their imprisonment by forming a vocal orchestra.

The film’s extraordinarily talented cast features a young Cate Blanchett alongside Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Jennifer Ehle, Julianna Marguiles, Pamela Rabe, Wendy Hughes, Tessa Humphries, Lisa Hensley, Pauline Chan, Julie Anthony, Stephen O’Rourke, Noel Ferrier, Robert Grubb and Aden Young

Paradise Road, is the second of three films in an anthology of the veteran-themed work from legendary award-winning Australian director Bruce Beresford, starting with Breaker Morant on Friday 4 November and finishing up on Sunday 6 November.

Films directed by Bruce Beresford have won awards around the globe, including Academy Awards, AACTAs (formerly AFI Awards) and he has been nominated for many many more, including BAFTAs, Golden Globes, Cannes Palm D’or, Director’s Guild of America Awards and more! Bruce Beresford is an accomplished theatre and opera director and author, in demand around the world with a screen and arts career spanning over 50 years.

Bruce Beresford joins the Veterans Film Festival in 2022 as the chair of the Jury for Best Film and will present a Masterclass following the screening of the third film in the Anthology, the Ladies in Black, where he unpacks not just his career highlights but is sure to share some secrets behind his extraordinary career. A not-to-be-missed highlight of this years Veterans Film Festival.

Tickets to each film and the masterclass may be purchased separately, or as a package by clicking on each film in the anthology

  • Breaker Morant
    Paradise Road
    Ladies in Black
paradise road veterans film festival 2022

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