Angel Baby 1995
Angel Baby ★★★ 1995 (R)
Psychiatric out patients Kate (McKenzie) and Harry (Lynch) fall in love and move in together despite some misgivings from family and the medical bureaucracy. When Kate becomes pregnant, they decide to stop taking their medication so the baby has a better chance of being born healthy. Kate's doctors believe she's not capable of dealing with a child, although she is equally determined to have her baby, while Harry struggles to make a life for all of them. Strong performances and an assured debut by writer/director Rymer. Film won all seven of the Australian Film Institute Awards for which it was nominated. 101m/C VHS . AU John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Robyn Nevin; D: Michael Rymer; W: Michael Rymer; C: Ellery Ryan; M: John Clifford Ryan. Australian Film Inst. '95: Actor (Lynch), Actress (McKenzie), Cinematog., Director (Rymer), Film, Film Editing, Orig. Screenplay.