The Drover’s Wife

Director: Sue Brooks
Screenwriters: Murry Bail, Sue Castrique

Institute History

  • 1986 Sundance Film Festival


The “dover’s wife,” an archetypal and romanticized figure in early Australian paintings and literature (she who stand stoically behind her rugged but weary man), is here whimsically reinterpreted in contemporary light. Winner of several short film awards.

Screening Details

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