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An Angel at My Table (1990)

R
158 min | Biography, Drama

In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education as a teacher but since she is considered abnormal ...See moreIn 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education as a teacher but since she is considered abnormal she stays at a mental institution for eight years. Success comes when she starts to write novels. Written by Mattias Thuresson See less
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Writers
Janet Frame (autobiographical books "To the Is-Land", "An Angel at My Table" and "The Envoy from Mirror City") | Laura Jones (screenplay)
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Veronika Jenet (as Veronika Haeussler)
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Opening Wknd
$ 12,905
Gross (USA)
$ 1,054,638
Gross (World)
$ 1,055,995
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Release date
Oct 4, 1990 (United States)

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Kerry Fox
Janet Frame Janet Frame   See fewer
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Alexia Keogh
Janet Frame as adolescent Janet Frame as adolescent   See fewer
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Karen Fergusson
Janet Frame as a teenager Janet Frame as a teenager   See fewer
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Iris Churn
Mother Mother   See fewer
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Jessie Mune
Baby Janet Baby Janet   See fewer
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Francesca Collins
Baby Jane Baby Jane   See fewer
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Mark Morrison
Bruddie Frame as child Bruddie Frame as child   See fewer
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Katherine Murray-Cowper
Young Isabel Young Isabel   See fewer
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Mark Thomson
Billy Delaware Billy Delaware   See fewer
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Brenda Kendall
Miss Botting Miss Botting   See fewer
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Paul Moffat
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Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Faye Flegg
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Carla Hedgeman
Young Poppy Young Poppy   See fewer
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Timothy Bartlett
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Sarah Llewellyn
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Christopher Lawrence
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7.6 / 10 | 5,763 votes