Radiance: The Play and the Screenplay
Edition 2 Rev ed
Publication Date 1 Jan 2000
OverviewCressy, Mae and Nona are half sisters with little in common bar the ghosts from their childhood. They come together for their mother's funeral with the tropical Queensland landscape a spectacular backdrop for their turbulent and often humourous reunion. As the sisters struggle to find common ground they discover a bond that is stronger that the pain of their history. This edition includes the stageplay and the screenplay, as well as an introduction by the author detailing the transition between the two. Also included are stills from the play and the AFI-award-winning film. Told with passion, humour and warmth, this bittersweet story burns a colourful and mysterious imprint on the mind's eye. (2 acts, 3 women).