Ladies In Black

Model: DJ1284

SKU: 337610 Product ID: 894742

Format ‐ DVD

Genre ‐ Comedy

Rating ‐ PG

Consumer Advice ‐ Mild coarse language

Release Date ‐ 19/12/18

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    Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.



    Director - Bruce Beresford

    Actors - Rachael Taylor, Julia Ormond, Angourie Rice, Susie Porter, Shane Jacobson

    Film Genre - Comedy

    Label - Universal Sony Pictures P/l

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital 5.1)

    Subtitles - English for the hearing impaired/English Audio Descriptive

    Running Time - 105

    Aspect ratio - 2.39:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - PG

    Consumer Advice - Mild coarse language

    Year of Release - 2018

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Twee version of life in the 50s I was looking forward to this film, as a child of a refo and who grew up in Sydney in the 50s and 60s - but this film, based on a book and play, was little more than Home and Away goes retro. Banal plot, not very believable characters, poor script and average acting. The production designers tried hard but perhaps a bit too hard - nothing looked natural. Wanted to like it but nothing rang true. Angourie Rice an Julia Ormond were wasted.
Date published: 2019-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnificent !!! This fabulous film is really a social commentary on life in the 50's and 60's in Australia . Bruce Beresford covers so many important issues in a subtle, engaging, truthful and amusing manner. It is a joy to watch.
Date published: 2019-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable trip back in time I had read about this film and was very interested in seeing it, as it seemed to disappear from cinemas very quickly. I enjoyed all the performances and especially the 'look' of the past and not a swear word in sight. The dvd quality was very good but disappointingly there were no extras at all. There should have been something about how they were about to replicate the Sydney of yesterday ay so effectively.
Date published: 2019-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trip down Memory Lane What a great trip to the way Australia was...enjoyed every second. The ensemble cast was terrific..Sights and sounds of the fifties.very different to how we are now.Migrants coming with their new taste and cultural differences making for great changes..my late parents were from Hungary..so pulled a lot of heart strings for me....
Date published: 2019-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beresford at his brilliant best I acquired the movie as I had been unable to see its initial release. The movie is a brilliant Australian movie, Excellent acting, cinematography, sets and great script.Bruce Beresford at his most brilliant best.
Date published: 2019-02-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from An okay story line I bought this movie because I saw the previews on tv and thought it would be quite good. Missed seeing it at the cinema. It was an average movie and a little disappointing.
Date published: 2019-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ladies In Black I had this on pre-order for as soon as it was released and it arrived promptly. Great Australian movie bringing back a lot of memories for my generation.
Date published: 2019-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features! I pre-ordered this DVD after seeing the movie at the cinema. LOVED IT! Lovely movie full of fun and good memories of Australia from the 1950s
Date published: 2019-01-11
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