Transmission and Heritage Films is giving us the opportunity to have some events with the latest Australian-inspired film: Ride Like A Girl
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Ride Like A Girl is the incredible true story of Michelle Payne.
Synopsis: s a little girl, Michelle Payne (Teresa Palmer) dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup —
She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream. But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up. Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance. Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest is history.
DIRECTED BY Rachel Griffiths
WRITTEN BY Andrew Knight, Elise McCredie
CAST: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton, Stevie Payne (as himself), Genevieve Morris, Magda Szubanski