The Getting of Wisdom

August 197897 minutes

"A gem sparkling with humour and intelligence and radiating with the warmth of unsentimental understanding." SCREEN INTERNATIONAL. "A joy to behold!" FRED YEAGER, ASSOCIATED PRESS. Told with a delicate blend of satire and nostalgia, this award-winning coming-of-age tale introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to the screen, Laura Tweedle Rambothan. Chronicling her stormy passage through the sedate halls of an expensive Melbourne finishing school, THE GETTING OF WISDOM delivers a rich and amusing portrait of an imaginative country girl who refuses to be broken to fit the mould of a Victorian-era young lady. 1977 Southern Cross Films
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Audio language
English (Stereo)
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Run time
97 minutes
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