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115 Ratings

A Girl's Own Story

Directed by Jane Campion
Australia, 1986
Short, Drama


A group of teenagers in the 1960s struggle with mixed messages and feelings about families, friendships, and sex. Jane Campion’s final student film focuses on the darker side of adolescent female experience.

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A Girl's Own Story Directed by Jane Campion

Critics reviews

This way of mingling the general ethos, culture, and imaginary of a time and place (Australia in the 1960s) with a deeply personal and unique universe, already unmistakably Campionesque, is one of the most remarkable achievements of A Girl’s Own Story.
October 02, 2017
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