1977 The Getting of Wisdom (Film)
Directed by Bruce Beresford. Writing credits Henry Handel Richardson (novel) Eleanor Witcombe
CAST: Julia Blake, Dorothy Bradley, Kay Eklund, Max Fairchild, Jan Friedl, Diana Greentree, Maggie Kirkpatrick, Sarah Monica Maughan, Terence Donovan, Kerry Armstrong, Celia De Burgh, Sigrid Thornton, Sheila Helpmann John Waters (as Rev. Shepherd), Barry Humphries, Noni Hazlehurst, Gerda Nicolson, Stephen Oldfield, Edwina Wright, and Susannah Fowle.
Adapted from the novel by Henry Handel Richardson. The story of life in a private boarding school for girls at the turn of the century. From friendships to enemies, from real life to fantasy and all thr troubles of fitting in.