1981-1990AustraliaClytie JessopDramaRomance

Clytie Jessop – Emma’s War (1987)

‘Emma’s War’ is the turbulent tale of a young girl’s coming of age in Sydney during WW2.

From OzMovies.com:
Emma’s War is a 1987 Australian drama film starring Miranda Otto and Lee Remick. Clytie Jessop made her debut directing, producing and writing this film. It was completed in 1986, and released there in 1987-88. This was the last feature film for Lee Remick and David Cahill.

Emma (Miranda Otto) is a 14-year-old girl removed from her suburban life and sent away to boarding school. With Emma’s father fighting in the War, her mother Anne (Lee Remick) is forced to take a factory job to support her two daughters. It is not long before Anne begins to depend heavily on alcohol.

When the Japanese begin to attack Sydney, Anne makes the decision to take her children out of the city, to the safety of the countryside. And so begin the events that will shape Emma’s life. Being forced to grow up fast, she soon realises that you have to fight for anything worth having in this life.


Container:  	Matroska
Runtime: 	1 h 32 min
Size: 	1.42 GiB
Codec: 	h264
Resolution: 	640x480 
Aspect ratio:  	4:3
Frame rate: 	25.000 fps
Bit rate: 	2 000 kb/s
BPP: 	0.260
#1:  	English 2.0ch E-AC-3 @ 224 kb/s (English)


Subtitles:English (SDH)

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