Jan 4, 2014
Bruce Beresford gives Chiltern a dose of wisdom
Australian film director Bruce Beresford's initial affection for Chiltern's most cherished resident, Henry Handel Richardson, began when he was 12. The internationally renowned director of some 30 movies, including Driving Miss Daisy, Mao's Last Dancer and Puberty Blues, picked up The Getting of Wisdom at a Sydney second-hand book shop.
Beresford's literary date
Rex Fuge checks the dining room at the Lake View homestead ahead of the annual Henry Handel Richardson oration and birthday celebration to be held on Friday.
The director of movies such as Driving Miss Daisy , Breaker Morant and Mao's Last Dancer has agreed to be patron of the Henry Handel Richardson Society of Australia.
Destiny plays a part
Acclaimed actress Joan Chen had no hesitation in signing up as the female lead in Serangoon Road, the first television series co-produced by ABC TV and HBO Asia.