An Angel at My Table
First screened and reviewed in February 1999 / Most recently screened in July 2017
Director: Jane Campion. Cast: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keough, Karen Fergusson, Kevin J. Wilson, Samantha Townsley, Iris Churn. Screenplay: Laura Jones (based on the autobiographies To the Is-Land, An Angel at My Table, and The Envoy from Mirror City by Janet Frame).
Review in hospital: i.e., a very early piece that I can no longer get behind. Stay tuned for a revisit. Grade:A
(in February 1999: C+)
Venice Film Festival (1990): Grand Special Jury Prize
Independent Spirit Awards (1991): Best Foreign Film