Australian director GILLIAN ARMSTRONG after several successful films in Australia directed the Hollywood film Little Women (1994) starring Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon and Christian Bale.
I think there is still a misconception that all directors are Cecil B. De Mille types with a loud voice and a whip. Perhaps maybe that’s why there’s always been some puzzlement about a woman in the director’s role.
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