FRAN

Cast

Noni Hazlehurst
Annie Byron
Alan Fletcher
Steve Jodrell

Director

Glenda Hambly

Producer

David Rapsey

Genres

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Film synopsis

In the wake of a messy divorce, Fran (Noni HazlehurstMonkey Grip) is left to care for her three children. Devoted to her children she longs for more in her life and develops a relationship with Jeff (Alan FletcherReturn Home), a barman. But Fran’s endeavours to sustain a meaningful relationship and attend to her matriarchal duties are often at conflict, causing her to call on close friend and neighbour Marge (Annie ByronMuriel’s Wedding) to care for the children in her absence.  Soon the dynamics of love and trust are tested as Fran faces a betrayal destined to tear the fabric of her family and thrust her into an uncertain future.
Winner of three AFI Awards, including Best Actress, Supporting Actress and Screenplay, Fran is a dramatic, thought provoking story with insight and heart.

Running time

95 minutes

Country of origin

Australia

Year of production

1985

Classification