Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

Death Defying Acts

  • Gillian Armstrong /
  • United Kingdom, Australia /
  • 2007 /
  • 97 mins

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan / Fiction / English

Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta-Jones strike sparks in an elegant, Edinburgh-set period romance.

Gillian Armstrong

?Gillian Armstrong was born in Melbourne. In 1979 Armstrong became the first woman in Australia to direct a feature film with My Brilliant Career. Her list of films include Mrs Soffel (1984), High Tide (1987), Oscar and Lucinda (1997) and Charlotte Gray (2001).

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