Lillian's Story
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Lillian's Story
Based on a novel by Kate Grenville about the very real story of Bea Miles, Lillian's Story explores the social and cultural meanings of madness through one woman's story. Lillian Singer, superbly played by Ruth Cracknell, has just spent the past forty years in a mental hospital. Committed for reasons stemming from her strong willed identity, the hospital has decided to let Lillian live out the rest of her life on the outside. Told episodically, Lillian has a number of adventures in the city including a friendship with a prostitute, a struggle in the rain, the search for work, and a… More