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Festival Program

City Program

Bryan Brown: Sweet Jimmy

Sat 4 Sep, 2pm
Athenaeum Theatre

On the back of a four-decade acting career spanning acclaimed roles in Breaker Morant, Two Hands and numerous Hollywood hits, Bryan Brown brings his distinctive voice to crime writing in his debut book Sweet Jimmy. Don’t miss the screen legend in conversation about a gritty, crackling and sometimes very funny collection of stories that has been hailed as ‘uniquely Australian and uncommonly good’ by Michael Robotham.

Duration

1 hour

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Iconic Australian actor Bryan Brown became an international success in the early eighties with critical acclaim from performances in Breaker Morant and the TV series A Town Like Alice. In a 40-year career, Bryan has appeared in over 80 films and worked in some 25 countries.

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