Story: Frame, Janet Paterson

An angel at my table

An angel at my table

Janet Frame (back) poses with the actresses who portrayed her at different ages in Jane Campion’s film An angel at my table (1990) – from left, Karen Fergusson, Alexia Keogh and Kerry Fox. The film was based on Frame’s immensely popular three-volume autobiography, To the is-land (1982), An angel at my table (1984) and The envoy from mirror city (1985).

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Patrick Evans. 'Frame, Janet Paterson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)