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Martha's New Coat
  • 2003

    52 minutes




    Matilda Brown
    Alycia Debnam-Carey
    Lisa Hensley
    Dan Wyllie
    Tim McCunn
    Helen O'Leary



    Rachel Ward



    Elizabeth Mars



    Liz Watts


    Executive Producer

    Bryan Brown
  • Production Credits

    A New Town film
    A Porchlight Films production


    World And Australian Sales

    Southern Star Sales


  • Theatrical Release

    Broadcast November 2003
    SBS Television


Martha's New Coat tells the story of 15 year-old Martha, and her younger sister Elsie as they journey from their fringe country town to find their father. Realising that life isn't always greener on the other side, they return to where their heart is.


Melbourne International Film Festival 2003 - Official selection,


Montreal International Film Festival 2003


Sao Paulo International Film Festival 2003


Dendy Awards 2003 - Nomination Best Short over 15mins


Film Critic's Circle Awards 2003 - Best Australian Short Feature


"Intelligent and assured"
David Stratton, Variety