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Unfolding Florence: The Many Lives of Florence Broadhurst (2006)

A Colourful Life is a Docu/Drama based on the colourful life of flamboyant design pioneer Florence Broadhurst.

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Gillian Armstrong
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judi Farr Judi Farr ... Florence Broadhurst
Felicity Price ... Young Florence
Hannah Garbo Hannah Garbo ... Child Florence (as Hanna Garbo)
Robert Lloyd-Lewis Robert Lloyd-Lewis ... Himself
Phyllis Nicholson Phyllis Nicholson ... Herself
Ted Bettiens Ted Bettiens ... Himself
Les Jensen Les Jensen ... Himself
Mary Shield Mary Shield ... Herself
June Gollan June Gollan ... Herself
Robyn Miller Robyn Miller ... Herself
Leith Myerson Leith Myerson ... Himself
Marno Parsons Marno Parsons ... Himself
Diana Richardson Diana Richardson ... Herself
Ross Steele Ross Steele ... Himself
Babette Hayes Babette Hayes ... Herself
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A Colourful Life is a Docu/Drama based on the colourful life of flamboyant design pioneer Florence Broadhurst.

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Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Only Australian Film selected for Competition at The 2006 Sundance International Film Festival. See more »

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Best Armstrong Documentary To Date
2 June 2006 | by marty8008See all my reviews

Having been a great fan of Gillian Armstrong's films in the past I was very excited to have the opportunity to preview her latest documentary at Sundance, and I was not disappointed. Gillian gave the story of Florence Broadhurst the color and excitement it deserved. With beautiful cinematography and design, this documentary is a stand out. As I am not a big fan of talking head doco's, this film gave the documentary genre a fresh new look. With colorful, stylised drama re-enactments shot on film mixed with Monty-python style animation, fantastic archival footage and interviews surrounded in worlds of wallpaper, it becomes a roller coaster ride of style. Loved it.


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