A Girl's Own Story

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A Girl's Own Story
Directed by Jane Campion
Written by Jane Campion
Starring Gabrielle Shornegg
Cinematography Sally Bongers
Edited by Christopher Lancaster
Release dates
  • 1984 (1984)
Running time
27 minutes
Country Australia
Language English

A Girl's Own Story is a 1984 short Australian drama film directed by Jane Campion. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



Nicole Kidman admitted during an interview that at 14 she was cast as the lead in the film and turned it down because of her reluctance to kiss a girl and wear a shower cap.[2]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: A Girl's Own Story". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "THR Actress Roundtable (Full Hour)". Retrieved 25 May 2015. 

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